Ocean Friendly Campus: UMD Plastic Waste Reduction, Phase 2

Recipient:

Dining Services

Amount:

$150,000

Dining Services will replace 1.3 million plastic bags, utensils, and straws in Dining Services cafes with compostable or recyclable alternatives while aiming to reduce purchasing of single-use items by 25% to 75%. This grant helps cover some costs of that transition and provides a reusable bag for each student who lives on campus.