Houston, 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.
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.
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