Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.20
Liaison Kimberly Williams
Submission Date March 5, 2020

STARS v2.2

George Washington University
IN-32: Single-Use Plastic Ban

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Kris Ferguson
Recycle Coordinator
Facility Services
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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:

As part of the Washington, D.C. ban on plastic straws in restaurants and other businesses effective Jan. 1, 2019, GW's contractors are required to comply with the legislation. Additionally, the Office of Sustainability works on-campus vendors and GWorld dining partners to raise awareness of the legislation and build to capacity to comply with it.


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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