2022 Case Studies will be posted in August.
The 2022 call for case studies is open! Case studies due June 20, 2022. Learn more.
We are excited to announce the winners for the 2021 Campus Race to Zero Waste Case Study Competition:
Waste Minimization Winner: Lehigh University (Pennsylvania) – Reduces the use of, and waste from, disposable clamshell take-out containers on campus through its ecocontainer effort.
Food Waste Reduction: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis – Launches Riverwalk Composting Pilot Program, a student‐led initiative focused on empowering residents at Riverwalk Apartments to compost their food waste.
Education and Awareness:
- Dallas College (Texas) – Promotes zero waste with an online Zero Waste Education Hub, and modeled Zero Waste Practices in Arts, Construction and Public Health.
- Towson University (Maryland) receives an Honorable Mention – Hosts social media education and awareness campaigns focused on waste reduction and avoidance best practices, with an emphasis on food waste and wasted food.
Summary of Waste Reduction Efforts: Kent State University at Kent (Ohio) – Focuses on food insecurity and food waste diversion, summarizing efforts since 2011.