Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Kira Stoll
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of California, Berkeley
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Jack Chang
STARS Assessment Fellow (ERG)
Sustainability
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Total expenditures on office paper :
341,359 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 498 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 67,357 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 2,880 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 210,434 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:
61.65

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

These figures are for calendar year 2017.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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UC Berkeley and other UC campuses now have an option to purchase 100% recycled content paper for less than virgin or 30% recycled content. The above metric based on dollars is not as meaningful for us now as the % of recycled content paper used overall.

% Recycled % of Total
100% 44%
30% 44%
0% 12%

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