UH is making the switch to reusable to-go containers
Other universities are pursuing the switch, though the UH version is different in an important way.
"It's innovative," said Jonas Chin, program coordinator for university services. "We're the first university in the United States of America to mandate a program like this, where we eliminate Styrofoam in our dining halls and residential halls."
The project joins other green initiatives on campus such as tray-less cafeterias, composting efforts, recycle bins and community gardens. Students are embracing this new way to "go green."
"For me personally, it's a passion to make the contributions that we can, while we're here on this earth," Wigley said. "We can teach about the necessity and the tools and the resources to go green, to save the earth."
Green To Go is part of what's happening at the University of Houston. I'm Marisa Ramirez.
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