|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||July 29, 2011|
Arizona State University
Tier2-10: Reusable To-Go Containers
|0.25 / 0.25||
University Sustainability Practices
Does campus dining operations provide reusable containers for to-go food that are returned for cleaning and re-use?:
A brief description of the reusable to-go container program:
Arizona State University’s primary food service contractor, ARAMARK, currently provides reusable to-go containers at the Arizona State University Downtown Phoenix campus Devil’s Greens restaurant. Customers pay a $3 deposit for the use of the containers. After using the containers, customers have three options: 1) Return the container and receive an exchange-tag to redeem for a clean container at their next visit; 2) Return the container and receive a clean container on the spot; or 3) Return the container and redeem the $3 deposit.
The ASU Health Inspector has given Sun Devil Dining a 6-month variance to the health code in order to pilot this program at Devil’s Greens. The goal is to expand this program depending on the outcome of the pilot.
The website URL where information about the reusable to-go container program is available:
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