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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 Gold
Overall Score 71.76
Liaison Trina Innes
Submission Date Oct. 10, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

University of Alberta
OP-12: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.34 / 2.00 Wendy Abel
Director, Procurement & Contract
Supply Management Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase recycled content office paper?:
No

The URL where the recycled paper policy, directive, or guidelines are posted:
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A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :
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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 :
22,532.09 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on 50-69 percent recycled-content office paper :
2,234.05 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 :
69,007.02 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on office paper :
353,519.42 US/Canadian $

UAlberta has a preferred supplier for print jobs (McCallum Print) that is different from the preferred supplier for office paper (Grande & Toy), which is reported above. McCallum Print uses recycled content paper in 45% of their print jobs and 97% of print jobs use third party certified sourced paper.

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.