Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.97
Liaison Dennis Carlberg
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Boston University
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.13 / 1.00 Stephen Ellis
Data Manager
sustainability@BU
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Total expenditures on office paper :
146180 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on office paper with the following levels of post-consumer recycled, agricultural residue, and/or FSC certified content::
Expenditure Per Level
10-29 percent 481 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 45938 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 278 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 467 US/Canadian $

Percentage of expenditures on office paper that is 90-100 percent post-consumer recycled and/or agricultural residue content and/or FSC Recycled label:
0.32

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn (i.e. one-year time period or representative sample):

Calendar year 2017, January 1, 2017-December 31, 2017


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Boston University works with our paper supplier to do a swap to recycled/post consumer paper. Please see: http://www.bu.edu/sustainability/w-b-mason-catalog-swap-and-save-program/

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