Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 62.57
Liaison Kylee Singh
Submission Date Feb. 16, 2017
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STARS v2.1

California Polytechnic State University
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.05 / 1.00 Kylee Singh
Sustainability Coordinator
Energy Utilities and Sustainability
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Total expenditures on office paper :
136862.90 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 134.71 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 1077.06 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 1999.66 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 4965.80 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:
3.63

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

September 2015- December 2016. When Cal Poly switched vendors from Office Max to Staples in September of 2015 the 30% recycled content or higher filter was deactivated. It was not until June of 2016 that the filter was reactivated for preferred purchasing setting of 30% or higher.


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