Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.39
Liaison Brian Liechti
Submission Date March 4, 2020

STARS v2.2

Warren Wilson College
IN-32: Single-Use Plastic Ban

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Margo Flood
Sustainability Project Coordinator
Finance and Administration
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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:

We have discontinued use of plastic coffee stirrers campus-wide. This applies to our Campus Store and to our two cafe's: Sage Cafe and the Owl's Nest. Alternate stirrers - from reusable spoons to pasta - are being utilized.


Website URL where information about the single-use disposable plastic ban(s) is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data was gathered from Sodexo's Sustainability Marketing Manager and the Campus Store Supervisor. The elimination of plastic stirrers campus-wide has been in effect for at least two years. This submission was modified based on input from the STARS reviewer.

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