University of Wisconsin–Madison

Projects

Waste streams in Union South

Union South and the Office of Sustainability assessed employee and customer knowledge about how to sort recyclable and compostable items in Union South, the existing levels of contamination, and the downstream impacts of improper sorting.

Renovation material sourcing and disposal

This project looked at the life cycle of materials used in the design and construction of building projects under $150,000 on the UW–Madison campus.

Campus Receipt Reduction

Through a multi-faceted partnership, mandatory receipt printing was eliminated for the majority of transactions at campus dining centers and restaurants in fall 2015.