Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.48
Liaison Amy Brunvand
Submission Date Oct. 21, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Utah
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.18 / 1.00 Amy Brunvand
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total annual expenditures on office paper:
115,997.14 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 5,630 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 24,494.81 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 5,305 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled/100% label) 6,810.17 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn:

Figures are from a 2017-2018 Green Office paper audit.

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


Karren Fultz, Green Office Certification: Evaluating for Impact, Presented at 2019 AASHE Conference & Expo, October 27 – 30 in Spokane, WA.

Data reported for paper purchased from Campus General Stores and Office Depot, 2018.

Campus General Stores
URL: https://finance.apps.utah.edu/uofu/fin/stores/faces/index.jsp?homePage=true
Available Recycled paper:
--Paper, Multi-Purpose, White, 30% Recycl 8.5 X 11, 92 Bright, 20 LB, Boise
--Paper, Multi-Purpose, White, 100% Recycl 8.5x11, 92 Bright, 20 LB, Boise
--Paper, Multi-Purpose, 8.5 X 11, Colored, 20LB, 30% R.C.P.

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