Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.10
Liaison Stephen Ellis
Submission Date June 9, 2023

STARS v2.2

Boston University
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.22 / 1.00 Stephen Ellis
Director, Data Analytics
BU Sustainability
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Total annual expenditures on office paper:
79,855 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 43,744.98 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 18,782 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 229 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled/100% label) 1,309 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn:

FY2021 (July 1st 2020 to June 30th 2021)

Website URL where information about the institution’s paper purchasing is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

This represents FY2021 metrics.

Boston University works with our paper supplier to increase recycled/post consumer paper. This transition also includes the option for more cost effective non-recycled content.

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