Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.14
Liaison Jessa Gagne
Submission Date April 22, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Stonehill College
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.85 / 1.00 Greg Wolfe
Business Manager/Director of Purchasing
Finance
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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 College stationery program is centralized, with an on-line ordering program and uses a FSC Mixed Sources certified paper. Our stock for standard letterhead, envelopes and business cards is a 30% recycled paper. The College has standard FSC certified paper for student printing in the Library and Computer Center printing, and a student print management system was introduced in 2014.
The College’s larger advertising and marketing pieces are centralized through our Marketing Department, and they have committed with our prime print vendor to use paper containing 30% recycled content for Marketing Documents of the College.
Any paper ordered for these areas default to the standard. Exception reports are run annually to ensure compliance with central order purchases.


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

The College stationery program is centralized, with an on-line ordering program, and the College’s larger advertising and marketing pieces are centralized through our Marketing Department. Exception reports are run annually to ensure compliance with central order purchases.


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 0 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 0 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 64,071 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 0 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on office paper :
64,071 US/Canadian $

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