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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

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Liaison Julian Dautremont-Smith
Submission Date Oct. 9, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Alfred State College
OP-12: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Glen Cline
Director of Procurement
Business Affairs
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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 :

As a state agency, Alfred State is covered by Executive Order 4, which, among other things, requires that "all copy paper, janitorial paper and other paper supplies purchased by each State agency or
authority shall be composed of 100% post-consumer recycled content to the maximum extent practicable, and all copy and janitorial paper shall be process chlorine-free to the extent practicable, unless such products do not meet required form, function or utility, or the cost of the product is not competitive." We are required to report annually on our compliance with the Order. Employees in charge of purchasing office paper for Alfred State are aware of and follow these requirements.


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 :
0 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 :
27,804 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on office paper :
27,804 US/Canadian $

We use Cascades Rolland Enviro100 copy paper, which contains 100% post-consumer fiber, is processed chlorine free, and manufactured using biogas energy.

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