Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 78.69
Liaison Lindsey Kalkbrenner
Submission Date Feb. 14, 2023

STARS v2.2

Santa Clara University
IN-32: Single-Use Plastic Ban

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Harvey Smith
Resident District Manager
Dining 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:
SCU has eliminated on-site sales and distribution of straws, stirrers, plastic shopping bags, and polystyrene products. All compostable plastics distributed by Dining Services are BPI certified and are composted at an external commercial composting facility in the South Bay.

Website URL where information about the single-use disposable plastic ban(s) is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
While information about shopping bags and polystyrene products is not available online, information about the plastic straws and stirrers ban is available on SCU’s dining website.

While information about shopping bags and polystyrene products is not available online, information about the plastic straws and stirrers ban is available on SCU’s dining website.

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