Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.82
Liaison Amanda Whittingham
Submission Date Sept. 11, 2014
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Fanshawe College
OP-T2-11: Reusable Container Discounts

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Sharon Gordon
Food Services Director
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Does campus dining operations offer discounts to customers who use reusable mugs instead of disposable cups in to-go food service operations?:

A brief description of the reusable mug program:
Coffee shops on campus, which includes Tim Hortons (run by Chartwells) and Olive Olye's (run by the School of Tourism and Hospitality), offer a 10 cent discount to customers that use a reusable coffee mug. The Oasis (run by the Fanshawe Student Union) sells their own reusable coffee mug, which holds a large coffee; when this mug is used in the Oasis, it is filled like a large coffee but the customer is only charged for a regular cup of coffee.

Amount of the discount offered for using reusable mugs:

Description of other reusable food- or beverage-related programs (e.g. incentives for use of reusable bags, dishware, to-go containers):
At Olive Olye's, customers bringing in their own reusable containers for take out food are also given a 10% discount. At Oasis, students do not have to pay extra for using china plates, whereas the plastic reusable to-go containers cost and extra $0.25

The website URL where information about the reusable mug discount program is available:
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