Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.30
Liaison Laura Hamstra
Submission Date Feb. 9, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Durham College
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.88 / 1.00 Kevin Jones
Procurement Manager
Finance
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase office paper that has recycled content and/or is certified to meet multi-criteria sustainability standards for paper?:
Yes

A copy of the paper purchasing policy, directive or guidelines:
The paper purchasing policy, directive or guidelines:

Please refer to section 3.7 of the attached policy


A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :

All paper is purchased through Purchase orders and must indicate 100% for office paper or at a minimum 50% recycled content for the print shop.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on office paper)?:
Yes

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 0 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 0 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 45000 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 75000 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on office paper :
121411 US/Canadian $

The website URL where information about the paper purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:

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