Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.02
Liaison Dennis Cochrane
Submission Date Oct. 15, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Virginia Tech
OP-12: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.95 / 2.00 Tom Kaloupek
Director of Materials Management
Purchasing
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase recycled content office paper?:
Yes

The URL where the recycled paper policy, directive, or guidelines are posted:
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :

The university has in place a cost-per-copy program that involves over 700 Multi-function devices. These machines use exclusively 30% PCW copy paper. Additionally, this program exclusively provides recycled toner cartridges, imaging units, fusers, rollers and transfer belts.

The university policy is given frequent publicity to the campus community. Contract office supply companies hold at least one sale event annually offering reduced prices on recycled content paper.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on recycled paper)?:
Yes

Expenditures on 10-29 percent recycled-content office paper :
0 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 30-49 percent recycled-content office paper :
191,546 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 50-69 percent recycled-content office paper :
3,330 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 70-89 percent recycled-content office paper (required if claiming points for Part 2):
0 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 90-100 percent recycled-content office paper :
3,850 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on office paper :
271,940 US/Canadian $

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