Reusable Container Program

Reusable Container Program

The reusable container program (called go/to-go) in the dining halls is designed to reduce waste while still promoting a safe, healthy, and convenient to-go meal option. 

Dining Services previously purchased over 180,000 disposable to-go containers per year, spending large sums of money on single-use products. The go/to-go program replaces these disposable to-go boxes with reusable containers. Developed by a group of students, go/to-go saves Dining Services money, reduce waste in the dining halls, and increase Middlebury's sustainability overall. Beginning in the fall of 2019, every student on campus will be given a free carabiner that htye can trade in at any dining hall for a clean, reusable containter. Used containers are returned for either a clean box or a carabiner and then washed in the industrial dishwashers and redistributed for use.

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To read the SGA bill, click here.

(graphic by Jenny Tan '21)

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