Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.99
Liaison Marilyn Graham
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Brunswick Community College
OP-12: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
0.53 / 2.00 Santresa Culpeppers
Accountant/Purchasing Agent
Business Office
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase recycled content office paper?:

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 :

Office paper is Sustainable Forestry Certified. Purchases are made from state contracts, which offers recycled content paper.

Basically, the state of North Carolina has policies, directives and guidelines, which have a stated preference for the purchase of recycled content office paper. (See pages 34-39 of the guidelines, <www.pandc.nc.gov/documents/wholeapm.pdf>)

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

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

Expenditures on 30-49 percent recycled-content office paper :
61.29 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 50-69 percent recycled-content office paper :
0 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 :
0 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on office paper :
1,404.81 US/Canadian $

Amounts are monthly averages for the 2011-2012 fiscal year.

The "Operations and Maintenance Procedures" addresses how recycled materials are handled. Information provided by Donna Baxter (Director, Physical Plant)

1. Recycling 14 buildings twice a week will take two days to accomplish. There are six containers for paper, plastic, etc, and 1 large container for cardboard boxes.

The boxes must be broken down to fit in the dumpster. The recycling center picks
up twice a week." page 36


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