Green to Go Program: VT reusable containers are here!

Tired of using Styrofoam to-go containers at the VT dining halls? Then try the pilot-program “Green to Go” by Dining Services! Details below….

Here’s a clip from the Farms and Fields Blog:

“The containers are currently for sale at Owens Food Court at the registers for $3.50 cash and $7 Flex Dollars (Dining Plan). Participants are given marketing materials within the containers that specify where they are used. As a rule of thumb, the containers are not to be used where self-serving utensils are used, rather the user is to take food “for here” and slide food into the container. This allows for a food safe alternative for to-go, without the logistical implications of an institutionalized larger program.

Participants and buyers of the containers are asked to fill out a survey after using the containers for a period of time. The survey can be found here.”


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