UF recently received Recycle Florida Today’s Environmental Sustainability Award, which recognizes outstanding programs and businesses in the field of recycling and environmental sustainability in Florida.
Recipients must demonstrate significant accomplishments in increasing environmental awareness, motivating others to maximize their recycling and composting, grass-roots efforts, waste reduction, sustainability and improving recycling rates through education, outreach and leading by example.
Recycle Florida Today is Florida’s premier recycling organization representing recycling and environmental professionals from the public, private and non-profit sectors. The organization provides educational and networking opportunities related to recycling for all Floridians as well as support to local and state officials on laws and regulations affecting the recycling industry.
Pictured above: Marie Steinwachs (at right), Facilities Services Waste Diversion technical manager, receives the award.