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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 Peter Stiling
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

University of South Florida
OP-12: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Christian Wells
Director
Office of Sustainability
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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 :

All office paper must be purchased from Office Depot and the purchase of office paper type is per the ordering departments needs. Paper designated on our core list of items would encourage a department to use that product. Purchases are reviewed/audited by Purchasing/PCard staff to ensure adherence to any Purchasing policy. The procure-to-pay requisition process requires Purchasing approval through FAST workflow. PCard holders are required to know policy prior to receiving a PCard and expenditures are continuously audited.


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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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.