Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 61.73
Liaison Sustainability Office
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2014
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University of North Carolina, Greensboro
SD-11: Procurement

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Chad Carwein
Sustainability Education and Outreach Specialist
Sustainability Office
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The percentage of institutionally purchased appliances that are ENERGY STAR rated (of eligible appliance categories):
100

Does the institution have a policy to purchase ENERGY STAR appliances whenever possible?:
Yes

The percentage of expenditures on Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified office paper (US/Canadian dollars) :
40.30

Does the institution’s vendor code or policy require vendors to use less packaging?:
No

Though there is currently no policy to require vendors to use less packaging, when large purchases are made bid language requires that the vendor unpack and remove all debris. Also, the percentage of expenditures on FSC certified office paper reported is an estimate based on data that is not exhaustive. Much of the paper UNCG purchases is either FSC certified or Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) certified; however, expenditures on SFI certified office paper are not being reported.

Information for this credit was received from Trace Little, UNCG Director Purchasing.

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