Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.09
Liaison Ciara Tennis
Submission Date Nov. 10, 2021

STARS v2.2

Eastern Connecticut State University
IN-32: Single-Use Plastic Ban

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50
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Has the institution banned or eliminated the on-site sales and distribution of at least one type of single-use disposable plastic?:
Yes

A brief description of the single-use disposable plastics that have been banned or eliminated:

*Plastic straws have been discontinued and paper straws are only available upon request.
*Plastic shopping bags are not used on campus, just paper bags.
*Reusable to-go containers are used for to-go meals in Hurley Hall.
*No Styrofoam is used anywhere in dining.
*Individually packaged utensils are only used for to-go meals and in some catering. We do our best to source biodegradable for this.
As a standard we use biodegradable plates, utensils, and cups for all catered events. Unless there is a specific client request, in which there is a fee.


Website URL where information about the single-use disposable plastic ban(s) is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Information provided by Joe Salvaggio, Sr. Director of Dining Services

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