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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 Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Preston Jacobsen
Submission Date April 7, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Haywood Community College
OP-12: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Preston Jacobsen
Sustainability Technician
Academic Services and Work Force Development
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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 :

In support of the campus Sustainable Development Policy (3.33), Paper, paper products, and other related paper consumables purchased for use on campus should have the following attributes, which are listed in order of importance.

1.Paper should come from a manufacturer that documents source materials come from a certified sustainably managed forest.
2.Paper should have the highest level of recycled/recovered fiber content possible for intended use.
3.Paper should come from vendors that have documented sustainable business practices and commitments.

The Print Shop, Purchasing Department, and Sustainability Coordinator will decide as a team which paper product will be the most sustainable for HCC while still meeting all State Procurement Guidelines.

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Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on recycled paper)?:
No

Expenditures on 10-29 percent recycled-content office paper :
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Expenditures on 30-49 percent recycled-content office paper :
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Expenditures on 50-69 percent recycled-content office paper :
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Expenditures on 70-89 percent recycled-content office paper (required if claiming points for Part 2):
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Expenditures on 90-100 percent recycled-content office paper :
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Total expenditures on office paper :
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