Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.51
Liaison Aurora Sharrard
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Pittsburgh
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.49 / 1.00 Jennifer Barnes
Supplier Diversity & Sustainability
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Total annual expenditures on office paper:
514,661.19 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 282,045.36 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 43,582.67 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 0 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 47,781.36 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled/100% label) 141,251.80 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn:
The figures above are drawn from a one-year time frame (Fiscal Year 2019: July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020) and reflect specialty paper purchases from the central university, as well as paper purchases through contracted University-wide office supply companies.

Website URL where information about the institution’s paper purchasing is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
See also:

Pitt Purchasing Paper Guidelines: http://cfo.pitt.edu/pexpress/purchases/buyingGreen.php

Pitt Sustainability TreeZero Paper information: https://www.sustainable.pitt.edu/treezero-paper/

Pitt Purchasing General Sustainability Guidelines: https://cfo.pitt.edu/pexpress/purchases/buyingGreen.php

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