Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.62
Liaison Allison Jenks
Submission Date Sept. 7, 2011
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New Mexico State University
Tier2-10: Reusable To-Go Containers

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 joni newcomer
Mgr. Env. Policy and Sustainability
Facilities and Services
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Does campus dining operations provide reusable containers for to-go food that are returned for cleaning and re-use?:

A brief description of the reusable to-go container program:

Our food services provider introduced the reusable To Go clamshell container in December 2010 for our Taos Cafe and two other restaurants on campus. It is a highly successful program. We cut down the use of compostable (we eliminated styrofoam from the Taos cafe in 2009) clamshells from 1500 a day to zero! The new food service provider, Sodexo, is continuing this practice with a beautiful To Go container with the NMSU logo. Students love it!

The website URL where information about the reusable to-go container program is available:

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