|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||Jan. 28, 2011|
University of South Florida
Tier2-10: Reusable To-Go Containers
|0.25 / 0.25||
Office of Sustainability
Does campus dining operations provide reusable containers for to-go food that are returned for cleaning and re-use?:
A brief description of the reusable to-go container program:
USF Dining/ARAMARK introduced reusable to go containers at our three dining halls in Fall of 2009. This Fall of 2010 we completely eliminated the Styrofoam containers and offer the reusable to-go boxes for a refundable $4 deposit at all three of our dining halls. By using reusable containers, participants will join others in the effort to reduce waste on our campus. Over 200,000 Styrofoam to-go containers were used, and therefore thrown away, on campus last year - using reusable containers will make our to-go program more sustainable.
The website URL where information about the reusable to-go container program is available:
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