Phasing Out Single Use Plastics, Feasibility, and Student Opinion

Student: Nathaniel Rodefer

In conjunction with NOAA Marine Debris Program, Dr Largo Wight ( and Dr Truelove ( have receive a grant to help reduce single use plastic consumption among undergraduates in costal communities In cooperation with the work done on this grant, our Environmental Leadership Program (project focuses on working within systems of the University of North Florida to advance and advocate for the phasing out of non essential single use plastics on campus In this effort, we have attended meetings of the University Wide Committee on Sustainability, gathered committee members insights towards this idea, as well as surveyed the UNF student body about issues regarding this project in working with Student Government.