In the last year, MU recycled 2,531 tons of waste. That’s 31.2 percent of the 8,108 tons of solid waste created on campus. Compared to other Big 12 Conference schools that report their recycling statistics, MU is a leading recycler. Recycling at MU is a group effort. The Campus Facilities Department, the Sustainability Office, Residential Life and Sustain Mizzou are the primary groups that collaborate to increase recycling.