CFAES student Melina Mallory: ‘This is what our world has to start doing’

As a sustainability intern with Ohio State’s Zero Waste team, CFAES student Melina Mallory spent most of every football game day this season helping divert the tons of trash generated at Ohio Stadium—the beverage cans, nacho trays, and more of 105,000 people—away from landfills and into composting and recycling. The result? The Zero Waste team—unlike, alas, the football Buckeyes—took home a national title. 

In a December 2019 Ohio State News story, Los Angeles native Mallory, an environmental science major specializing in water science in CFAES’ School of Environment and Natural Resources, said, “To be at Ohio State where you have a platform to show people this is what our world has to start doing, and we are doing it, is pretty cool.”

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