NACUFS has announced the winners of its 2013 Sustainability Awards, which recognize and honor institutions that have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the promotion and implementation of environmental sustainability in four categories, specifically as it relates to campus dining operations. Here are the winners...

Waste Management
Gold: University of Maryland: Community Engagement Program
Silver: Harvard University: Student Reusable Mug Program
Bronze: Alfred State College: Recycling Program

Procurement Practices
Gold: University of Montana: Farm to College Program
Silver: Oregon Health and Science University: Five-Year Strategic Procurement Plan for Sustainable Goods
Bronze: University of California–Santa Barbara: Earth Friendly Dining

Outreach & Education
Gold: McGill University: McGill Feeding McGill Program
Silver: University of Buffalo: Pride of New York at UB Program
Bronze: Northern Michigan University: Dine Responsibly Program

Energy and Water Conservation
Gold: Purdue University: "New Synergies" Strategic Plan–Waste Management and Reduction

Green Student Champion: Jett Hattaway, Kennesaw State University