JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) -- MIssissippi State is among five winners of the Mississippi Recycling Coalition 2013 Environmental Heroes award.
MSU was named the Education Institution Recycler of the Year.
The school was honored for the success of the campus wide recycling program.
Officials say the school recycled over 613-thousand pounds of trash in 2012.
Other winners included the city of Ridgeland, the city of Natchez, the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration and Magnolia Data Solutions.