|Submission Date||Feb. 20, 2013|
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
OP-T2-11: Reusable Container Discounts
Does campus dining operations offer discounts to customers who use reusable mugs instead of disposable cups in to-go food service operations?:
A brief description of the reusable mug program:
The "Project Green Thumb" refillable mug program gives customers a discount on coffee and soda refills while protecting the environment by reducing the amount of disposables utilized on campus. Mugs are sold in retail dining locations.
Amount of the discount offered for using reusable mugs:
Description of other reusable food- or beverage-related programs (e.g. incentives for use of reusable bags, dishware, to-go containers):
The website URL where information about the reusable mug discount program is available:
Mug refills are $0.99, which represents a $0.56 discount per cup. Information provided by Kevin Deans, Executive Director of UNCG Dining Services.