Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.81
Liaison Michael Mendoza
Submission Date Jan. 4, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Houston
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.15 / 1.00 Melissa Halstead
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Total expenditures on office paper :
337829.07 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 54603.98 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) 27955 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:
8.27

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 one year time period the most recent year data from 9/1/2016-8/31/2017.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

All of the paper the University of Houston purchases from Tejas is manufactured in domestic mills all of which are FSC, PEFC, ISO, ISO 14000 & ISO 14001 certified.

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