Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.71
Liaison Gioia Thompson
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of Vermont
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.31 / 1.00 Gioia Thompson
Sustainability Strategist
UVM Office of Sustainability
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Total annual expenditures on office paper:
102,614.75 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 5,637.09 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 39,197.36 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 1,036.95 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled/100% label) 14,739.41 US/Canadian $

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

FY22 (July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022) Staples and Lindenmyer

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

Staples contract is set up to ship 100% recycled copier paper unless a special request has been approved. During the pandemic 100% recycled copier paper was in short supply, so 30% recycled paper was substituted.

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