Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 86.82
Liaison Richard Demerjian
Submission Date March 28, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

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

Status Score Responsible Party
0.62 / 1.00 Snehal Bhatt
Chief Procurement Officer and Director of Risk Services
Purchasing and Risk Services
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Total expenditures on office paper :
247,989.25 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 16,989.23 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 119,986.15 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 20,790.04 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 90,223.83 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:
36.38

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 above figure represents paper purchases made in the 2017 calendar year, January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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UCI adopted a far-reaching 100% post-consumer recycled paper policy in 2014, the first such policy in the UC system and one of most far-reaching of any university in California. As a result, campus control points and copy vendors purchase 100% recycled paper for all standard printing and copying needs. Implementation includes strategic sourcing in partnership with the recycled paper suppliers to provide competitive pricing to the campus community and an outreach program to educate the campus community on recycled paper quality and attributes.

Data reported above is based on primary paper supplier data.

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