Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 29.05
Liaison Elizabeth Masuen
Submission Date March 31, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Metropolitan Community College
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.26 / 1.00 Sally Hopley
Coordinator of Sustainable Practices
Campus Planning and Sustainability
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase office paper that has recycled content and/or is certified to meet multi-criteria sustainability standards for paper?:

A copy of the paper purchasing policy, directive or guidelines:

The paper purchasing policy, directive or guidelines:

A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on office paper)?:

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 5,662 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 9,704 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 9,703 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 9,703 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 5,020 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on office paper :
69,131 US/Canadian $

The website URL where information about the paper purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:

This information is for the 2015 Calendar year based on our Green Reports provided by Office Depot Office Max Greener Reports.

The Office Depot Office Max Greener Reports does not break down into the 30-49, 50-69 category, I have divided the indicated amount spent on the 70-89 percent equally amongst the three categories. $29111/3 = 9703.6 per the above categories.

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