Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.77
Liaison Joe Herbst
Submission Date Jan. 17, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Minnesota State University Moorhead
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 1.00 Josh Costello
Intern
Office of Campus Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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?:
Yes

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

By June 30, 2013, at least 93 percent of all copier paper purchased from the copier paper contract vendor must be of a minimum of 30 percent postconsumer recycled content paper and third party certified by one of the two internationally recognized forest management certification systems.


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

The IT Director is responsible for ensuring that the policy is followed.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on office paper)?:
No

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 ---
30-49 percent ---
50-69 percent ---
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) ---
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) ---

Total expenditures on office paper :
1 US/Canadian $

The website URL where information about the paper purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:
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Data on expenditures were not readily available within the submission timeframe.

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