Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.36
Liaison Delicia Nahman
Submission Date March 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Lafayette College
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.32 / 1.00 Patricia Reich
Procurement Director
Finance & Administrative
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Total annual expenditures on office paper:
58,410 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 366 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 26,211 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 81 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 9,750 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:

Data is for purchases 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2019, as reported by preferred supplier.

The data is from a report generated by our prefererd supplier of office supplies and copy paper, WB Mason. Should include the vast majority of college purchases, although there may be some leakage.

Expenditures from previous years, as reported by WBM: FY2017-$62,140 and FY2018-$63,345.


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

The data is provided by our preferred supplier of office products and paper, WB Mason. It includes all purchases placed by campus personnel through our customized website.

In addition, also reported was an additional $359 of Certified Managed Forest, SFI certified paper, which is not included in the categories above because recycled content is unknown.

Based on the data, 62% of Lafayette purchases ($36,410 of $58,410 total spend) contain post consumer content of 10% or higher

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