Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 40.37
Liaison Raafat Kabbara
Submission Date Nov. 15, 2022

STARS v2.2

Higher Colleges of Technology
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Raafat Kabbara
Assistant Manager - Facilities Management
General Services
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Total annual expenditures on office paper:
38,080.88 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 0 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 0 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) 38,080.88 US/Canadian $

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

The figure reported above is based on the expenditure on paper in 2021.
Please refer to the supporting documents in the attached sheet.
Currently, HCT has signed a contract with Xerox to provide printing services for all its operations. Xerox recognizes its obligation to responsibly source and produce paper. All of its paper is sourced from Sustainable Forests. Sustainable Forest Management ensures a balance between the removal and replacement of trees; that the cultural and legal rights of indigenous peoples are preserved; and that biodiversity and the protective function of the forest are preserved.

Kindly note that all the copying paper HCT uses is PEFC certified/Green paper with Performance guaranteed and has Eco-friendly elemental chlorine-free pulp which is used to produce this paper from sustainably managed forests accredited with EMAS and ISO certification.


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

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