|Submission Date||March 4, 2021|
University of Virginia
IN-32: Single-Use Plastic Ban
|0.50 / 0.50||
Office for Sustainability
Institution has banned or eliminated the on-site sales and distribution of at least one type of single-use disposable plastic, for example:
Food serviceware, containers, or utensils
Polystyrene (Styrofoam™) products
Individually packaged items (e.g., napkins, condiments, and baked goods)
To qualify, a single-use disposable plastic must have been banned or eliminated across the entire institution. Biodegradable plastic options may be used if they are both certified compostable and used in conjunction with a campus composting program.
This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution that meets the criteria.
An institution earns 0.5 bonus points when it meets the criteria. Partial points are not available.