|Submission Date||July 18, 2014|
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing
Information Technology Services
Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase computers and/or other electronic products that are EPEAT registered or meet similar multi-criteria sustainability standards for electronic products?:
A copy of the electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
The electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines :
Macalester only purchases ePeat gold and silver certified computers and Energy Star certified printers. Macalester's e-waste and used equipment is sent to a materials recycler.
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:
Macalester purchases computer desktops, laptops and monitors with a gold or silver Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) rating.
Does the institution wish to pursue to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT registered electronics)?:
Expenditures on EPEAT registered desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment::
|Expenditure Per Level|
|EPEAT Bronze||0 US/Canadian $|
|EPEAT Silver||10741.73 US/Canadian $|
|EPEAT Gold||514272.81 US/Canadian $|
Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
The website URL where information about the institution's electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.