Plastic lasts ‘forever’. Virtually all the plastic ever produced still exists in the environment in some form. It is ironic that more than 40% of plastic is used just once, then tossed.

Last year, at ACG we discarded thousands and thousands of single-use plastic bottles and cups (see above).

Based on our commitment to enhance our sustainability efforts as a community and in order to establish a sustainability culture on campus, the Office of Public Affairs and the Center of Excellence for Sustainability launched the #ACGgoesplasticfree campaign in the previous academic year (2018 – 2019).

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#ACGGoesPlasticFree Campaign!

Joining our forces to the global movement, we aim at raising awareness on the harmful consequences of single-use plastic pollution and guide you in making a successful shift towards eliminating single-use plastics from our campus.

Renewing our commitment to raising awareness about the harmful consequences of single-use plastics and to reducing them both on campus and beyond, we are continuing our #ACGGoesPlasticFree Campaign in the academic year 2019 – 2020.

2018 – 2019 Campaign Fact Sheet

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