Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jennifer deHart
Submission Date Oct. 30, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Unity College
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Steve Kahl
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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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 administration has mandated that only 100% recycling, Cl free paper be purchased. In addition, the Strategic Plan includes a goal of becoming paperless operationally in the administration of the college.


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

Only one purchaser orders paper for use in campus printers and copiers and is committed with a directive from the administration to purchase only 100% pcw recycled content, chlorine free paper for this use.


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) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 7500 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on office paper :
7500 US/Canadian $

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

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