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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 51.70
Liaison Gail Valentine
Submission Date July 5, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Bryant University
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.08 / 1.00 Ed Cook
Director of Purchasing
Purchasing
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase office paper that has recycled content and/or is certified to meet multi-criteria sustainability standards for paper?:
No

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

We always use recycled colored copy paper in our copy center and also sell this product to those having copiers/multi-function machines.This colored paper is 30% recycled. We use non-recycled white paper because the test we administered using the recycled white product made all machines jam.


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

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 11,000 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 $

Total expenditures on office paper :
42,500 US/Canadian $

The website URL where information about the paper purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:
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