Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.34
Liaison John Stolz
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Duquesne University
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.08 / 1.00 Gabriella Zuccolotto
Graduate Assistant
Center for Environmental Research & Education (CERE)
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Total annual expenditures on office paper:
53,045 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 2,653 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 1,938 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 1,938 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 1,938 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled/100% label) 0 US/Canadian $

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

This data is from Office Depot's annual report, provided by Julie Wetzel. Office Depot only breaks down the recycled content into 5 departments including a 30-89 percent recycled content. Therefore the total of that category was evenly distributed between 3 categories above (30-49 percent, 50-69 percent, and 70-89 percent).

Total annual expenditure value is from Fiscal Year 2020, but the expenditure per level break down is from Fiscal Year 2019.


Website URL where information about the institution’s paper purchasing is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

Duquesne University makes recycled paper available but there is no directive requiring staff to only use recycled product.

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