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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.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.07
Liaison Kathy Johnson
Submission Date April 21, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Black Hills State University
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.34 / 1.00 Katie Greer
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total expenditures on office paper :
21,501.31 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 18,429.69 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 0 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 0 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

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

One-year time period


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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10:02:05:09. Procurement of paper products and printing. Each state agency and institution shall specify products that meet at least one of the following requirements when procuring any paper product or requesting bids or quotes for any printing project:

(1) Green Seal certified;

(2) Ecologo certified; or

(3) Comply with the minimum requirements for recycled content as published in the United States Environmental Protection Agency Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines, Buy-Recycled Series, Paper Products, October 2007.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.