Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.54
Liaison Mike Versteege
Submission Date June 30, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Alberta
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
0.13 / 1.00 Wendy Abel
Director, Procurement & Contract
Supply Management Services
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Total expenditures on office paper :
341,371.56 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 0 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 91,651.14 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) 7,428.23 US/Canadian $

Percentage of expenditures on office paper that is 90-100 percent post-consumer recycled and/or agricultural residue content and/or FSC Recycled label:

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn (i.e. one-year time period or representative sample):

The time period for this credit is April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:


Sascha Jansz
Project Planner: Certification & Metrics
Office of Sustainability

The university's preferred supplier for print jobs (McCallum Print) is different from the preferred supplier for office paper (Grand & Toy). During the period from March 2015 to February 2016, 98% of print orders used paper with recycled content. The balance of virgin paper came from FSC certified forests.

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