13 Apr '11, 2pm

"Chill Out" Awards Recognize Schools that Lead on Sustainability

"Chill Out" Awards Recognize Schools that Lead on Sustainability

This Waco-based private Baptist university may be best-known for its football and basketball teams, so it is fitting that its ‘green’ plaudits come through sports. Established 166 years ago and a member of the Big 12 Conference since 1996, Baylor is working to educate its sports fans on the benefits of recycling as part of a broader effort by students to improve the environmental impact of their sports program. Through student and community volunteer participation, one-on-one communication and strategic advertising, the program has tripled the amount of plastic and aluminum recycled at home games and diverted 6.5 tons of trash from the waste stream.

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