Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.04
Liaison Thomas Adams
Submission Date July 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

National University of Ireland, Galway
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Alan Lambe
Head of Compliance
Office of the Chief Operating Officer
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Total annual expenditures on office paper:
208,386 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 0 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 0 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 0 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled/100% label) 208,386 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn:

This data is from a detailed product code report of all NUI Galway purchases for the year 2019, the time period being 1st Jan 2019 to 31st December 2019. The document is attached.


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

This figure is from the procurement statement for the 2018/19 academic year. It accounts for Exam Scripts, 30,000 Undergradaute Prospectus, Photocopier & Multi Purpose Paper, External or outsourced printing and 12,075 Conferring Brochures.

Our main suppliers; CODEX LTD, SNAP PRINTING GALWAY, ANGLO PRINTERS LTD, all have environmental policies on sourcing their paper from FSC managed forests.

https://www.codex.ie/about-us/environment/
https://www.printbureau.ie/fsc-certified-forest-paper/
snap.ie/environmental-policy/

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