As good as this recycling effort is, it could be even better. For example, stadium vendors could put their recyclable cardboard cartons to one side, rather than throw them in the trash where they become contaminated by the food waste. Also, a system could be set up for composting the food and paper waste.
Whatever his operation's shortcomings, however, Jackson's Mountaineer Field stats from his rookie season, 1990, were impressive. He recycled nearly 11,000 pounds of glass, more than 2,500 pounds of aluminum cans and 158 pounds of aluminum foil.