Spring 2016 Research
In the spring of 2016, we continued the research we had started the previous year on our two Return Recycling bins.
In total, over the two studies, we sorted through 420 pounds of trash.
Check out the combined (2015-2016) results below:
Overall, our bins yielded an average diversion rate of 84.65%,
which is a 33.02% increase from NYU's typical rate.
Diversion Rates by Bin and Signage Type
Overall, our bins yielded an average sorting accuracy rate of 63.53%,
which is a 11.82% increase from NYU's typical rate.
Sorting Accuracy Rates by Bin and Signage Type