Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.35
Liaison Mike Evans
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
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Williams College
OP-12: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.77 / 2.00 Stephanie Boyd
Former Director
Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives
"---" 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 :
Williams College recommends that offices use 100% recycled paper. The paper ordering form lists 100% recycled content office paper in prominent positions.

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 :
6,579 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 50-69 percent recycled-content office paper :
0 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 :
19,572 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on office paper :
26,151 US/Canadian $

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Office paper expenditure numbers are not a full year - Williams has changed its office paper purchasing, and reporting became much better in February of 2010. The data reported are February 2010 - June 2010 (end of our fiscal year). In addition, these expenditure numbers do not capture individual departments who purchase their own paper outside of the central purchasing system.

Office paper expenditure numbers are not a full year - Williams has changed its office paper purchasing, and reporting became much better in February of 2010. The data reported are February 2010 - June 2010 (end of our fiscal year). In addition, these expenditure numbers do not capture individual departments who purchase their own paper outside of the central purchasing system.

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