|Submission Date||Feb. 13, 2016|
University of Louisville
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing
[former] Asst Dir Purch/Materials Mgmt
Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase office paper that has recycled content and/or is certified to meet multi-criteria sustainability standards for paper?:
A copy of the paper purchasing policy, directive or guidelines:
The paper purchasing policy, directive or guidelines:
30% post-consumer waste recycled paper is the standard for all applications where economic use of paper and quality of service is not compromised or the health and safety of employees prejudiced.
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :
Copy paper is purchased through the central stock room and resold to departments on campus. This is the only approved method of procuring white letter and legal size copy paper.
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on office paper)?:
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||1477 US/Canadian $|
|30-49 percent||211885 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)||144 US/Canadian $|
Total expenditures on office paper :
The website URL where information about the paper purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:
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