Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.27
Liaison Brandon Trelstad
Submission Date March 4, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Oregon State University
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.93 / 1.00 Brandon Trelstad
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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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?:
Yes

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

The website where the EPEAT policy, directive, or guidelines are posted:
http://pacs.oregonstate.edu/buyorange


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

The computers offered under our Buy Orange program are from contracts with major companies, HP, Dell and Apple, who have long standing programs for environmental responsibility. All of the computers under targeted under this program are at a minimum silver level and a majority are gold.

The figures below represent 12 months of purchases from our largest computer vendor in the Buy Orange program.


Does the institution wish to pursue to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT registered electronics)?:
Yes

Expenditures on EPEAT registered desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment::
Expenditure Per Level
EPEAT Bronze 139.99 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Silver 142,169.77 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Gold 1,211,379 US/Canadian $
+ Date Revised: Dec. 19, 2016

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
1,449,548 US/Canadian $
+ Date Revised: Dec. 19, 2016

The website URL where information about the institution's electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:

Special thanks to Andrea Desimone at Green Electronics Council for helping with data analysis.

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