Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.54
Liaison Kelli O'Day
Submission Date June 20, 2023

STARS v2.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.69 / 1.00 Kelli O'Day
Assessment Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Total annual expenditures on office paper:
178,866.92 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 32,513.63 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 7,445.57 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 2,702.56 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 120,054.56 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled/100% label) 16,150.60 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn:

The data reported is based on fiscal year 2021/2022 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022).

Website URL where information about the institution’s paper purchasing is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data was extracted from 2022 UCOP Green Spend Reporting.

University of California has a system wide agreement with the company Office Depot for supplying office paper products and the supplier has made a strong commitment to sustainability. Information on system-wide green spend criteria on office paper can be found in the UC Sustainable Procurement Guidelines: https://www.ucop.edu/procurement-services/for-ucstaff/sustainable-procurement/sustainableprocurementguidelines.pdf.

Environmentally preferable purchasing information for UC Davis is available at: https://supplychain.ucdavis.edu/procure-contract/guidelines/buy-green

Cora Ballek, a student employee in the Sustainability office, assisted in compiling this credit response.

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