Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.68
Liaison Scott Morgan
Submission Date July 25, 2011
Executive Letter Download

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Evergreen State College, The
OP-12: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Scott Morgan
Director of Sustainability
President's Office
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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 Evergreen State College is committed to using environmentally benign products and technologies whenever possible. The College supports protecting forest ecosystems and wildlife habitat and using manufacturing processes that minimize erosion and replenish soil nutrients. The General Use Paper Purchasing Policy promotes these principles. Because bio-accumulative and persistent toxic effluent resulting from the chlorine bleach used in pulp and paper processing damage aquatic ecosystems and human health, the College endorses the production and use of paper that is not bleached with chlorine and chlorine derivatives and will, whenever possible, purchase 100% post-consumer recycled paper and/or paper made without trees. This policy will apply to paper used in College offices, in copy machines campus-wide and in student computing laboratories.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on recycled paper)?:
No

Expenditures on 10-29 percent recycled-content office paper :
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Expenditures on 30-49 percent recycled-content office paper :
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Expenditures on 50-69 percent recycled-content office paper :
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Expenditures on 70-89 percent recycled-content office paper (required if claiming points for Part 2):
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Expenditures on 90-100 percent recycled-content office paper :
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Total expenditures on office paper :
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