Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 86.01
Liaison Patrick McKee
Submission Date March 6, 2020
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STARS v2.1

University of Connecticut
IN-27: Innovation D

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Richard Miller
Director
Office of Environmental Policy
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Plastic Bag Ban

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

In spring 2019 UConn's Dining Services banned plastic bags from all of its operations including Grab & Go locations and other retail facilities. The Green Piece reusable takeout program has been expanded as well in facilities where food is available to-go.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Food & Dining
Purchasing
Waste

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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