Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.86
Liaison Alyssa Erding
Submission Date Jan. 19, 2021

STARS v2.2

Macalester College
IN-32: Single-Use Plastic Ban

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Alyssa Erding
Department Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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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:

The College banned the sale of single-use plastic water bottles in 2011. Macalester's food service provider, Bon Appetit only uses compostable to-go packaging and straws. Composting bins are located in every residential and nonresidential buildings.


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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