Princeton University implements reusable to-go container program

Students purchase $5 token, which is exchanged for container.

April 10—Reusable containers will now be offered at Princeton University's Frist Campus Center’s Cafe Vivian through the new GoViv program, a collaboration between Dining Services and the Greening Dining club.

To participate in GoViv, customers purchase a $5 token, which can be exchanged for a reusable plastic takeout container when food is ordered. Students can then take the container with them and return it—without having to wash it first—to Cafe Vivian whenever they like, at which point their token will be returned.

Customers also get 25 cents off each Cafe Vivian purchase they make using reusable containers.

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