Campus Race to Zero Waste 2022-2023 Calendar

2022

September

Registration Opens



Sept 7 at 1pm ET

Webinar

Info Session: Clean Earth Challenge - Host a Cleanup on Campus with National Wildlife Federation
Sept 21 at 1pm ET

Webinar

Competition Overview - Campus Race to Zero Waste 2023
Sept 28 at 1pm ET

Webinar

Info Session: Learn about Plastics Reduction Partner Certification
Oct 12 at 1pm ET

Webinar

Greening our games: Sustainability in sports hosted by CR2ZW partner, Rubicon
Oct 19 at 1pm ET

Webinar

Tips and Best Practices for Engaging Your Campus in the 2023 Campus Race to Zero Waste Competition
Oct 26 at 1pm ET

Webinar

A better future for food waste: Solutions for food recycling hosted by CR2ZW partner, Rubicon
Nov 2 at 1pm ET

Webinar

Info Session: Overview of 2023 Competition
Nov 9 at 1pm ET

Webinar

Avoiding the last resort: Landfill diversion and why it matters hosted by CR2ZW partner, Rubicon
Nov 16 at 1pm ET

Webinar

Campus Race to Zero Waste Rules and Tracking Requirements

2023

Jan 15-21

1st Pre-season Week

Participating schools encouraged to begin tracking weights
Jan 22 - 28

2nd Pre-season Week

-Mon 1/23 to Wed 1/25 - Report weights for 1st pre-season week
-Fri 1/27 - Results for 1st pre-season week posted
Jan 29

Kickoff for 2023 Competition

Jan 29 - Feb 4

Week 1

-Mon 1/30 to Wed 2/1 | Report weights for 2nd pre-season week
-Fri 2/3 | Results for 2nd pre-season week posted
Jan 31

Last day to register

Feb 5 - 11

Week 2

-Mon 2/6 to Wed 2/8 | Report weights for Week 1
-Fri 2/10 | Results for Week 1 posted
Feb 8 at 1pm ET

Webinar

Contamination solutions: The future of identification, sorting and resilient recycling hosted by CR2ZW partner Rubicon
Feb 12 - 18

Week 3

-Mon 2/13 to Wed 2/15 | Report weights for Week 2
-Fri 2/17 | Results for Week 2 posted
Feb 19 - 25

Week 4

-Mon 2/20 to Wed 2/22 | Report weights for Week 3
-Fri 2/24 | Results for Week 3 posted
Feb 22 at 1pm ET

Webinar

Info Session: Learn about Plastics Reduction Partner Certification
Feb 26 - Mar 4

Week 5

-Mon 2/27 to Wed 3/1 | Report weights for Week 4
-Fri 3/3 | Results for Week 4 posted
Mar 1 at 1pm ET

Webinar

Landfills and environmental justice hosted by CR2ZW partner, Rubicon
Mar 5 - 11

Week 6

-Mon 3/6 to Wed 3/8 | Report weights for Week 5
-Fri 3/10 | Results for Week 5 posted
Mar 12 - 18

Week 7

-Mon 3/13 to Wed 3/15 | Report weights for Week 6
-Fri 3/17 | Results for Week 6 posted
Mar 15 at 1pm ET

Webinar

Info Session: Learn about the CR2ZW 2023 Case Study Category - Sharing Best Practices and Gaining Recognition for Your Campus
Mar 19 - 25

Week 8

-Mon 3/20 to Wed 3/22 | Report weights for Week 7
-Fri 3/24 | Results for Week 7 posted
Mar 25

End of 2023 Competition

Apr 11

Deadline to Submit Final Weights For:

-Revisions (if any) for previous Weeks 1 - 7
-Week 8
-GameDay Basketball
-Electronics
-Race to Zero Waste
Apr 18

Unofficial Reports Posted Online

April 28

Winners Announced, Final Reports Posted Online