Zero Waste Statistics for the 2013 Firekracker 5k

The following are statistics on how much waste was generated at the 2013 edition of our annual Firekracker 5k (July 4th). As you can see, we diverted an astounding 98% from the landfill!

Kudos to Green Events—whom we had organize the race this year—for achieving such a diversion rate.

  • Compost: 178.4 lbs
  • Recycle: 71.8 lbs
  • Landfill: 5.0 lbs
  • Total: 255.2 lbs
  • Diversion rate: 98%

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