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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.20
Liaison Meghan Chapple
Submission Date May 14, 2014
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STARS v1.2

George Washington University
SD-8: Dishware

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Nancy Haaga
Managing Director, Campus Support Services
Campus Support Services
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Does the institution offer reusable dishware at its dining services locations?:
Yes

Does the institution offer plastic dishware at its dining services locations?:
Yes

Does the institution offer polystyrene (Styrofoam) dishware at its dining services locations?:
No

Does the institution offer post-consumer recycled content dishware at its dining services locations?:
Yes

Does the institution offer biodegradable / compostable dishware at its dining services locations?:
Yes

Does the institution offer other types of dishware at its dining services locations?:
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Provide a brief description.:
Reusable dishware is available at the Mt Vernon campus, and recycled content dishware is available campus-wide. All student dining is reusable, compostable, or recycled. By request only, plastic is available, and is used by 25% of catered events.

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