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Sustainability Awards

2019 Award Winners

Operational Category

School

Place

Outreach and Education

University of California, Irvine

Gold

Outreach and Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Silver

Outreach and Education

Stony Brook University

Bronze

     

Procurement Practices

University of Western Ontario

Gold

Procurement Practices

Gonzaga University

Silver

     

Waste Management

Princeton University

Gold

Waste Management

University of California, Irvine

Silver

Waste Management

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Bronze

 

The submission deadline for 2019 awards is March 29, 2019.

The NACUFS Sustainability Awards annually recognize and honor member institutions that have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the promotion and implementation of environmental sustainability, specifically as it relates to campus dining operations. The NACUFS Sustainability Awards support the globally accepted triple bottom line philosophy, a method of evaluating operational performance by measuring financial success as well as environmental sustainability and social responsibility—also known as “people, planet, profit.”

With the creation of these unique awards, NACUFS leads the foodservice industry in recognizing the pivotal role that dining services play in the overall sustainability goals of a campus and the daunting challenge that the dining services staff face in satisfying customers and generating revenue while simultaneously minimizing environmental impact.

The annual awards contest will recognize excellence in sustainable campus dining with a gold, silver, and bronze award in each of five operational categories: