Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 28.23
Liaison Brian Webb
Submission Date March 5, 2020

STARS v2.2

Houghton College
IN-32: Single-Use Plastic Ban

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Brian Webb
Sustainability Coordinator
Center for Sustainability
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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:

Single-use plastic bags have been eliminated from all campus retail outlets. Beginning March 1, 2020 New York State has banned single-use plastic bags in all retail outlets. Houghton has complied with this ban and no longer offers single-use plastic bags for our retail outlets. Customers must bring their own bags.


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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