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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Postage Meter Equipment (Rental)

Last updated: 06/03/2009

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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.

INITIATIVES: Last
11/01/
2005

SO
Upcoming
04/01/
2009

RFSO
Future
04/01/
2012

RFSO
Notes:
Proposed Standard Environmental Considerations for all Contracts
GoC Commitment to Green Procurement
Standard paragraph stating commitment to integrating environmental considerations into GoC procurement
Green
Green
Green
 
Reports and billing
Invoices and correspondence to be sent and processed electronically
Green
Green
Green
 
Use of electronic signatures, where client capacity to accept them exists, to reduce paper consumption
Green
Green
Green
 
Draft reports are sent electronically
Green
Green
Green
 
Limitations on number of hard copies of documents provided
Green
Green
Green
 
Paper is certified as originating from a sustainably managed forest and/or has a minimum of 30% recycled content
Green
Green
Green
 
Supplier Engagement
Survey of suppliers to identify environmental features of products.
Yellow
Green
Green
 
Supplier communication to indicate environmental objectives in future years.
Yellow
Green
Green
 
Successful bidders' environmental information available - within government
Yellow
Green
Green
 
Successful bidders' environmental information available - publicly
Yellow
Green
Green
 
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA
1. Manufacturer's commitment to the environment
Manufacturer's environmental policy statement
Yellow
Green
Green
 
Manufacturer has history on environmental initiatives.
Yellow
Green
Green
 
Manufacturer has plans for environmental improvements.
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
 
ISO 14000 accreditation
Green
Green
Green
 
2. Resource input
Major rigid plastic parts stamped with composition code for recycling
Yellow
Green
Green
 
3. Product Design
Major component designed to be disassembled.  
Green
Green
 
4. Manufacturing
Waste material from the manufacturing process is minimized.  
Green
Green
 
Waste material from the manufacturing process is recycled.  
Green
Green
 
5. Packaging and Distribution
Packaging is designed to minimize waste.  
Green
Green
 
Recyled materials are used to produce the packaging.  
Green
Green
 
Supplier accepts the packaging for reuse, recycling, or recovery.  
Green
Green
 
6. Use and Maintenance
Inventory numbers for replacement parts are available.
Green
Green
Green
 
7. Disposal
Product buy or take back program.  
Green
Green
 
Program exists to recondition, reuse, or recycle parts  
Green
Green