University of Texas at Austin and Huston-Tillotson University Named Winners of Inaugural College Sports Sustainability Makeover Contest

2016.06.30-Newsfeed-Sust Makeover Winners-IMAGEHouston, TX (June 30, 2016)—The University of Texas at Austin and Huston-Tillotson University were announced today as the two inaugural winners of the College Sports Sustainability Makeover Contest at the Green Sports Alliance Summit in Houston.

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The contest is designed to highlight college athletics’ unique and powerful impact on community sustainability; to influence fans’ sustainability behaviors where they live, work, and play; and to boost college sports’ sustainability capacity.

Contest sponsors Max-R, Greendrop Recycling, Eco-Products, EcoSafe Zero Waste, and the University of Colorado Boulder Environmental Center provided prizes and support packages valued at over $50,000 for each winning campus. Contest partners included the Green Sports Alliance and the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Read the full press release here.

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