Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.32
Liaison Ken Lindeman
Submission Date April 24, 2020

STARS v2.2

Florida Institute of Technology
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.49 / 1.00 Quinn Duffy
University Sustainability Officer
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Total annual expenditures on office paper:
57,029 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 10,018 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 35,296 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 0 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled/100% label) 11,715 US/Canadian $

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

Fiscal Year 2019 per Copy Center Data and Fleet Click Counts

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

1) 20lb and 24lb letter is premium purchased paper, the brand is called Suzano Report. The company, Suzano Pulp and Fiber has sustainable practice of deforestation and of course, working the paper so that it’s chemically sustainable for the environment. They have won several awards for their practices. Check them out http://www.suzano.com.br/suzano/en/negocios-e-produtos/forestry/ . I particularly find interesting the way they plant trees and take them down is more ecofriendly than most companies I hear about, a mosaic pattern that allows for regrowth. I have attached their sustainability report for reference. This is quite important since a majority of our printing is done on these two types of paper.

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