Reusable Containers

FoodService Director - Steal this idea - Micheline Piekarski - Oak Park and River Forest High - reusable traysMicheline Piekarski
Director of Food and Nutrition Svcs.
Oak Park and River Forest High
Oak Park, Ill.

We charge 40 cents for a compostable carryout tray. Even though the tray composts, it still goes in the landfill. Now, we are selling a reusable carryout container for $5. After someone uses the container, he/she returns it and receives a ticket. That ticket can be turned in to get a clean container next time. This will save money and is better for our environment.

 
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