Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.13
Liaison Michael Kensler
Submission Date Jan. 15, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Auburn University
OP-12: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.76 / 2.00 Michael Kensler
Director Sustainability Operations
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase recycled content office paper?:
Yes

The URL where the recycled paper policy, directive, or guidelines are posted:
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :

Auburn University has a stated preference for post-consumer waste recycled content paper, and offers recycled paper options that are 30, 50, and 100% recycled content. The university has worked with our office supplies vendor to highlight recycled content paper on its website as a first option for purchase.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on recycled paper)?:
Yes

Expenditures on 10-29 percent recycled-content office paper :
393 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 30-49 percent recycled-content office paper :
141,921 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 50-69 percent recycled-content office paper :
13,377 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 70-89 percent recycled-content office paper (required if claiming points for Part 2):
0 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 90-100 percent recycled-content office paper :
2,480 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on office paper :
390,594 US/Canadian $

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