Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.39
Liaison Yolanda Cieters
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Seattle University
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.77 / 1.00 Yolanda Cieters
Sustainability Manager
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Total annual expenditures on office paper:
2,816.05 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 758.69 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 0 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 0 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 241.36 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled/100% label) 1,816 US/Canadian $

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

The numbers above are for March 1, 2020-Feb 28, 2021. Due to COVID-19, the dollar amount for FY21 is much smaller than normal.
Starting in FY21, Seattle University's Managed Print Services purchasing policy requires all office paper to be 100% PCW/FSC recycled paper.

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

Info for 100% PCW paper:

100% Recycled paper – FSC c020415
100% post-consumer fiber content
Acid-free paper
Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF).
Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified

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