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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.

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Liaison Keith Muhlestein
Submission Date Jan. 26, 2012
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University of Texas at San Antonio
Tier2-9: Reusable Mug Discounts

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Complete Expired Clay Haverland
Director, Business Auxiliary Services
Business Auxiliary Services
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Does campus dining operations offer discounts to customers who use reusable mugs instead of disposable cups in to-go food service operations?:

A brief description of the reusable mug program:

UTSA offers discounts to customers who use
reusable mugs. Green Thread reusable cups can be purchased for $4.99 and used for unlimited 99¢ fountain beverage refills at locations across campus. On-campus Starbucks also offers a 15¢ discount off brewed coffee and iced tea and a 10¢ discount off custom beverages to any customer using a reusable container.

Amount of the discount offered for using reusable mugs:

The website URL where information about the reusable mug discount program is available:

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