Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Susan Dorward
Submission Date April 14, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Raritan Valley Community College
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Susan Dorward
Sustainability and Energy Coordinator
Facilities and Grounds
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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?:
Yes

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

The Purchasing Department has been instructed by the Director of Purchasing to purchase only 30% post-consumer recycled office paper. RVCC is considering switching to 100% recycled paper.


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

Office paper is purchased only through the Purchasing Department. Paper purchasing data is requested by the Sustainability Coordinator at least annually.


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

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 26109.60 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 0 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 0 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on office paper :
26109.60 US/Canadian $

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