Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.16
Liaison Ryan Ihrke
Submission Date July 29, 2011
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Green Mountain College
Tier2-9: Reusable Mug Discounts

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Cindy Ondria
Assistant Director of Dining
Chartwells Dining Service
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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:

Chartwells allows students, faculty, and staff to use their own coffee mugs in the dining hall. These mugs can be filled with product and taken out of the dining hall at no extra charge.

Takeout coffee in a paper cup is also available in the dining hall, but patrons must pay the full price for a cup of coffee. This policy has the effect of encouraging widespread use of reusable coffee mugs.

The Buttery is Chartwells' off-hours coffee and sandwich shop, located next to the GMC dining hall. Anyone can bring in a reusable mug and receive a "refill" for $1. Depending on the mug size, this represents a 25% to 75% discount on a cup of coffee in a reusable mug.

Amount of the discount offered for using reusable mugs:

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

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