Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Phil Valko
Submission Date March 6, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Washington University in St. Louis
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Rob Downey
Sr Contract Mgt Liaison
Resource Management
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Total expenditures on office paper :
894,803 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 12,399 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 225,462.11 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 10,881 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 3,330 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:
0.37

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

FY 19 (July 2018 - June 2019)


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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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All of the office paper from our supplier comes from certified managed forests, with SFI (Sustainable Forestry Initiative) and DDS (Due Diligence Verification) comprising the two major certifications.

Paper utilized by our on-campus FedEx locations for print and copy services was also included in the audit, which represents about 40% of the total spend.

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