Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 76.79
Liaison Mike Wilson
Submission Date Jan. 27, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Victoria
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.82 / 1.00 Xavier Serrano
Director, Purchasing Services
Purchasing Services
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Total expenditures on office paper :
243,229.69 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 0 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 32,386.35 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 6.93 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 185,681.60 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:

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn (i.e. one-year time period or representative sample):
The data represents estimates of costs for the 2015 calendar year. The data was derived from the UVic emission inventory. Estimates were based on the observed average prices of paper varying on size and recycled content.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Since 2008 UVic standard office paper has been made from 100% post consumer recycled content. The university's Purchasing Services department purchases this type exclusively for use in Printing Services, computer labs and course paks. The local office products suppliers are blocked from selling any other type of paper to individual offices on campus.

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