Overall Rating Reporter - expired
Overall Score
Liaison Lindsay Batchelor
Submission Date April 5, 2012
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North Carolina State University
OP-12: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Tracy Dixon
Sustainability Director
Sustainability
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase recycled content office paper?:
Yes

The URL where the recycled paper policy, directive, or guidelines are posted:
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :

North Carolina General Statutes, 143-58.2 and 143-58.3, outline goals for recycled content purchases. The 1999 Executive Order 156 mandated environmentally preferable purchasing that included recycled content materials.

Building on these mandates, NC State stated green purchasing as a priority in the 2000 Environmental Sustainability Task Force Recommendations.

In 2011, NC State additionally stated environmentally and socially responsible purchases as a strategy of the NC State University Sustainability Strategic Plan (http://sustainability.ncsu.edu/team/plan). The Sustainability Strategic Plan additionally calls for a sustainability policy that includes purchasing guidelines.


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

Expenditures on 10-29 percent recycled-content office paper :
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Expenditures on 30-49 percent recycled-content office paper :
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Expenditures on 50-69 percent recycled-content office paper :
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Expenditures on 70-89 percent recycled-content office paper (required if claiming points for Part 2):
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Expenditures on 90-100 percent recycled-content office paper :
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Total expenditures on office paper :
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