Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.98
Liaison Greg Farley
Submission Date Aug. 9, 2011
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George Mason University
Tier2-9: Reusable Mug Discounts

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Margaret Lo
University Sustainability Director
Sustainability
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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?:
Yes

A brief description of the reusable mug program:

George Mason University (Mason) gives discounts from 10 cents to 60 cents at various food establishments on campus for customers that use reusable mugs. Mason also designed and sold a plastic hot-holding travel mug and a cold beverage mug. Customers who use these “Greening Mason” mugs can refill any beverage for $1.19.

In addition, to discourage disposable cups from being used for water, guests are charged a 30 cent fee for their purchase.


Amount of the discount offered for using reusable mugs:
0.10

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

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