90.5% SEASON

Highest Diversion

98.5%

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Zero Waste Suites

Nationwide
White Castle
Worthington Industries
Baker and Hostetler LLP
Gene Smith's Suite
American Electric Power
Huntington
Shelley Meyer's Suite
IMG Sports Marketing
Petropoulos
Coca-Cola
Black's Spring Services
Comp Management
Usual Suspects
Key Bank
Buckeye Partners
Viaquest/Richard Johnson
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Jones Day

Zero Waste Resources

Achieving Zero Waste in 2012  

Zero Waste 2011 Fact Sheet

2011 Game by Game Diversion

Zero Waste Process Brochure 

Zero Waste Training Doc

Zero Waste Links

The Washington Post
USA Today
Our Ohio
614
The Green Room WEMU 98.1
BioCycle
The Lantern 
AASHE
WOSUcolumbus 
Our Ohio
OSUsustainability
Sodexo
Chick-fil-A Bowl
Rumpke
Sports Business Daily 
My Sustainable Adventures
NRDC
SWACO
GB&D 
Office of Energy and Environment (OSU)
Fisher College of Business

Ohio Stadium is the largest stadium in the country to achieve zero waste, which refers to diverting 90% or more of materials from the landfill by recycling and composting. Ohio State is setting a new standard for collegiate stadium recycling. If you are a student interested in volunteering during a football game or going to help compost at Price Farms Organics email recycle@osu.edu. 

In 2013, Ohio State:

5.8 tons
LANDFILLED
(compared to 59.8 tons in 2010)

98.5%
HIGHEST DIVERSION RATE
(versus Wisconsin)

90.5%
SEASON DIVERSION RATE
(up 3.3 percentage points compared to 2012)

2013 Zero Waste team at the Indiana Game November 23

The Ohio State University Zero Waste Team 2013. More Zero Waste images >

The Zero Waste at Ohio Stadium team The final pile of Stadium Scarlet Compostn Pro Team member educating fans at a Zero Waste Station Zero Waste station Pro Team member assisting at Zero Waste station TBDBITL creates recycling symbol Recyclable and compostable products Our first load of compost Price Farms -- where our compost goes Our recyling at waste management