Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.13
Liaison Trey McDonald
Submission Date March 24, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of San Diego
IN-32: Single-Use Plastic Ban

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Trey McDonald
Director of Sustainability and Energy Manager
Sustainability
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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:

Straws: Disposable straws are made of paper (instead of plastic) at all campus dining units. Reusable stainless steel straw sets are available for purchase in all campus retail units. In accordance with local and state laws – no straws are given out at La Gran Terraza restaurant. Paper straws are only available upon request by the customer.
Retail units have not distribute plastic (single-use) bags since 2014.
USD Dining and Catering are 100% styrofoam-free.


Website URL where information about the single-use disposable plastic ban(s) is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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