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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Fuels and Lubricants

Legend:

Green: Mandatory specification or fully implemented initiative.
Yellow: Optional specification or partially implemented initiative.
Red: Identified as a potential specification or initiative. Not yet incorporated into GoC procurement.

Reduction Initiatives 2004-06
RFSO
2006-08
RFSO
future
RFSO
Commodity group has taken action to encourage reduction in consumption.      
Commodity group has taken action to consolidate fuelling stations.      
Supplier Engagement
Survey of suppliers to state environmental features of products.   2006 - limited  
Supplier communication to indicate environmental objectives in future years.   via RFSOs  
Successful bidders' environmental information available
- within government
- publicly
  n/a  
RFSO GREEN PROCUREMENT CRITERIA
Manufacturer's commitment to the environment
Manufacturer's environmental policy statement
Green

regulated
Manufacturer has history on voluntary environmental initiatives.
Red
Manufacturer has conducted waste audit.
Green

regulated
Manufacturer has plans for environmental improvements.
Red
ISO 14000 accreditation.
Red
Resource input
Use of biodiesel within diesel
Yellow

5%
Red
Sulfur content
Green

regulated
Requirement for E10
Green

66% increase*
Requirement for E85
Green

8.6x increase*
Requirement for bio-based lubricants
Red

abandoned
Manufacturing
Waste material from the manufacturing process is minimized.
Yellow

regulated to a certain level
Waste material from the manufacturing process is recycled.
Yellow

regulated to a certain level
Packaging and Distribution
Packaging is designed to minimize waste.
Green

bulk for fuel
Recycled materials are used to produce the packaging.
Red
Packaging is recyclable.
Red
Use and Maintenance
Means of ensuring E10 usage.      
Disposal
Recycling of waste product.  
Green

RFSO for oil recycling.

* increase in requests for E10 and E85 from 2004-06 vs. 2006-08 RFSOs.