Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.92
Liaison Sally DeLeon
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Maryland, College Park
OP-T2-11: Reusable Container Discounts

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Sally DeLeon
Acting Manager
Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk
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Does campus dining operations offer discounts to customers who use reusable mugs instead of disposable cups in to-go food service operations?:
Yes

A brief description of the reusable mug program:

Students, faculty and staff that use mugs for any fountain beverages and coffee/tea/ etc in the dining halls, shops, and cafes across campus will receive a $.20 discount.


Amount of the discount offered for using reusable mugs:
0.20

Description of other reusable food- or beverage-related programs (e.g. incentives for use of reusable bags, dishware, to-go containers):

There is a reusable food to-go container program that gives the customer a $.25 discount as well. Using this reusable container helps to reduce landfill waste and saves resources. The customer first pays $5.00 for the container, and once finished the container is returned to a machine called OZZI that rinses and wipes the container, and the customer is given a token to use so they can receive a clean container the next time they want to use one.


The website URL where information about the reusable mug discount program is available:

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