|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Feb. 27, 2017|
Universidad de Monterrey
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing
|0.25 / 1.00||
Center for Sustainability
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?:
A copy of the paper purchasing policy, directive or guidelines:
The paper purchasing policy, directive or guidelines:
UDEM encourages faculty and staff to print as less a possible and handle all information electronically. If it´s imperative to print staff is recommended to print in in recycled paper. We have a contract with a paper company and all our paper waste is collected and they give us in exchange recycled paper. This product can be purchase online by all departments and it´s 30% cheaper than non recycled paper.
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :
Every semester we do an inventory of the recycled paper consumed. Offering this at a lower price aasures us the recycled paper guidelines are followed.
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on office paper)?:
Expenditures on office paper with the following levels of post-consumer recycled, agricultural residue, and/or FSC certified content::
|Expenditure Per Level|
|70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label)||---|
|90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label)||---|
Total expenditures on office paper :
The website URL where information about the paper purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:
This is the technical information of the recycled paper we use:
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