|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.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE
staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.