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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Managed Print Solution (MPS)

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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.

Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard 2007/08 2008/09
MPS - New instrument-closing Feb 2008 RFSA  
MPS - Future solicitations   RFPS
Section 1 - MPS Environmental initiatives and imaging industry research
1.1 Reduction initiatives
Commodity group has taken action to encourage reduction in imaging devices
Green
Green
Commodity group has taken action to encourage reduction in related consumables
Green
Green
1.2 Equipment and supplier research
Survey/Research of suppliers to identify environmental features of products or service
Yellow

via RFSA
Yellow
Supplier communication to indicate environmental objectives in future years
Yellow

via RFSA
Yellow
Section 2 - Supplier and Manufacturer commitment to the environment
Note: Manufacturer, Supplier, CS & MS environmental considerations will be sought through future individual RFPs
2.1 CS and MS firms commitment to the environment
CS/MS firm has environmental policy statement
Red
Yellow
CS/MS firm has history on environmental initiatives
Red
Yellow
CS/MS firm has conducted waste audit
Red
Yellow
CS/MS firm has plan for environmental improvements
Red
Yellow
2.2 Manufacturer commitment to the environment
Manufacturer demonstrated commitment to their environmental policy statement
Red
Yellow
Manufacturer has history on environmental initiatives
Red
Yellow
Manufacturer has conducted waste audit
Red
Yellow
Manufacturer has plans for environmental improvements
Red
Yellow
Section 3 - Imaging equipment lifecycle management
3.1 Imaging product design consideration
Imaging devices must be compatible with the use or remanufactured imaging consumables
Red
Yellow
Comply with the Class A or B limits for radio noise emisions from digital apparatus
Red
Yellow
Automatically enter low power "sleep mode" after a period of inactivity
Red
Yellow
All listed printers/copiers come configured to print (double sided) duplex
Red
Yellow
Qualification under Energy Star Program
Red
Yellow
Environmental Third Party Ecolabeling Certification
Red
Yellow
3.2 Imaging products packaging and distribution considerations
Packaging is designed to minimize waste
Red
Yellow
Packaging and distribution materials are recyclable
Red
Yellow
Contractor must appropriately reuse, recycle or dispose of all packaging materials
Red
Yellow
3.3 Imaging products usage
Reduction of space
Red
Yellow
Reduction in Energy consumption
Red
Yellow
Reduction of consumables
Red
Yellow
Proper waste and supplies disposal
Red
Yellow
3.4 Imaging products maintenance considerations
Environmentally friendly maintenance procedures
Red
Yellow
Proper disposal of replaced parts
Red
Yellow
Proper waste and supplies disposal
Red
Yellow
3.5 Imaging products disposal considerations
Consumables recycling program
Red
Yellow
Manufacturer & Supplier take back program at end of life
Red
Yellow
Manufacturer & Supplier control e-waste through established hardware takeback/recycling program
Red
Yellow

Note: MPS is a new commodity impacting many other commodities. It is strongly recommended to consult the NMSOs sites for printers and copiers to take advantage of the existing procurement instruments with positive environmental results. Our RFSA will close February 2008, it includes progressive mesures aligned with current trend in these areas.