Overall Rating Reporter - expired
Overall Score
Liaison Keisha Payson
Submission Date Nov. 22, 2011
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Bowdoin College
OP-12: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Spencer Eusden
Sustainable Bowdoin Assistant
Sustainable Bowdoin
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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 :

The college sends multiple emails to the people in charge of individual offices paper orders stating Bowdoin's preference for recycled content office paper. Additionally, Bowdoin secured a new deal for 100% recycled content paper in 2010. This move was publicized through emails. Purchasing contracts and invoices confirm the use of recycled content paper.


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 :
0 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 30-49 percent recycled-content office paper :
14,992.71 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 50-69 percent recycled-content office paper :
11,549.74 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 :
155,859.65 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on office paper :
206,422.49 US/Canadian $

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