Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.18
Liaison Allie Schwartz
Submission Date Nov. 30, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Columbia University
OP-T2-10: Recycled Content Napkins

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Kristie Koerner
Associate Manager & Registered Dietician
Dining
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Does the institution use recycled content napkins in its dining service operations?:
Yes

A brief description of the purchasing behavior:

In all dining locations, the estimated 6,6 million napkins used each year are composed of 100% post-consumer recycled content. Additionally, biodegradable plates, bowls, cups, and flatware are used in Ferris Booth Commons.

Additional URL regarding Columbia's recycled content napkins:
http://www.boraxpaper.com/growinggreenereveryday/products/paperproducts/green_hoffmaster_napkins_towels_at_borax_paper.html


The website URL where information about the purchasing is available:

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