LA CROSSE, Wis. -

Students are all moved out of the dorms and normally that means piles of junk left in alleys and curbsides. But this year, there was a lot less.

It was thanks to a Dumpster Diversion program.

During busy move out days, dumpsters were set up on campus to encourage students to properly dispose of things they wanted to get rid of.

Crews were also there to help recycle electronics. And anything that was still useable was donated to Goodwill and the Salvation army.

Organizers call the program an enormous success. "We gathered 9 tons of waste that is properly disposed of now, five tons of electronics and other appliances that are properly recycled, and one semi full of donations that got brought to Goodwill," said Andre Londre.

The group is already planning for next year. They say now that the word has spread, they think it will be an even bigger success.