Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.47
Liaison Sally DeLeon
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Maryland, College Park
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.64 / 1.00 Sally DeLeon
Acting Manager
Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk
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Total expenditures on office paper :
382,353 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 172,386 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 11,278 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 170,341 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:
44.55

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 figures reported above are from Fiscal Year 2016 and include sugar cane paper in the 90-100% recycled category.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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A portion of virgin paper purchases consists of specialty papers (such as heavyweight, legal and 8"x14"). Both of our major suppliers are now working to procure affordable recycled specialty papers.

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