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Sustainability Awards

The Sustainability Awards recognizes leadership in the promotion and implementation of environmental sustainability as it relates to campus dining operations. The National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) celebrates the pivotal role dining services has in the overall environmental sustainability and social responsibility goals of a campus.

Entry for the 2024 awards is now open through March 31, 2024, all submissions must be received through the online platform. Click the button below for access.

Contest rules, categories & criteria

Online Platform


NEW: 2024 Categories: 

Sustainable Procurement
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/Social Justice
Carbon Neutrality
Waste Reduction


2023 Winners: 

Outreach and education: 

Gold: University Michigan (Grand Prize)
Silver: University of California - Irvine
Bronze: The University of Chicago 

Procurement Practices:
Silver: Boston College
Bronze: University of Montana

Waste Management: 
Gold: Boston University