Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.98
Liaison Jay Price
Submission Date March 6, 2020
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Tennessee at Knoxville
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.09 / 1.00 Jay Price
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services
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Total expenditures on office paper :
438,423.95 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 147,614.80 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 11,961.39 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 80.46 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 327.58 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 4,268.73 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:
0.97

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn (i.e. one-year time period or representative sample):

These figures represent the office paper purchased during FY19. The total expenditure includes $274,170.99 worth of paper with no recycled or certified content. Emails were sent to university departments to gather data on purchases that were made outside of the widely used e-procurement system.


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