Winner of the 2021 Excellence in Sustainability Award: How Compost Cats Flourished at the University of Arizona

September 28, 2021 - 10:03 am
Students sit on the ground in a garden working on a compost demonstration site.

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Photo by Compost Cats, University of Arizona, 2021. 

The University of Arizona received NACUBO’s 2021 Excellence in Sustainability Award for its Compost Cats program. In this episode, NACUBO’s senior director of government affairs, Megan Schneider is joined by Dr. Ilse Rojas, Compost Cats Program Manager, and Trevor Ledbetter, Director of the Office of Sustainability at The University of Arizona Together they discuss the award-winning program, which has grown from an on-campus composting initiative to a hub of sustainability education and action for the Tucson community.