Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.98
Liaison Amber Saxton
Submission Date Aug. 9, 2011
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George Mason University
Tier2-10: Reusable To-Go Containers

Status Score Responsible Party
-- 0.00 / 0.25 Margaret Lo
University Sustainability Director

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At George Mason University, we use environmentally friendly and biodegradable take out service ware like clamshell-style take out containers (both for hot and cold food), flatware, cups and lids (hot and cold), soup containers, napkins, trash liners, carry out bags, stir sticks, portion cups and straws. These items reduce our demand for plastics and petroleum products and don't add to landfills or commercial incinerators. They are made from a variety of different products like sugar cane, corn (PLA – poly lactic acid) and potato byproducts.

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