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Green Procurement Plan Part B – Scorecard Furniture – Panels

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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.
  Past
RFSO
Current
RFSO
Future
RFSO
Expiry Date of SO 2004-2009 2009-2011  
RFSO GREEN PROCUREMENT CRITERIA    
INITIATIVES:    
GoC Commitment to Green Procurement
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
Reduction/Reuse
Commodity group has identified alternatives to procurement.
Green
Green
Green
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA
Manufacturer's commitment to the environment
Environmental policy statement
Yellow
Green
Green
History on environmental improvements and initiatives
Yellow
Green
Green
Waste audit conducted
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Commitment to continuing environmental improvements and iniatives
Yellow
Green
Green
Rescource Input
Adhesives used in manufacturing are Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAP) free
Yellow
Green
Green
Metal components finished using low VOC content or non-toxic surface coatings
Yellow
Green
Green
Steel parts contain recycled content
Yellow
no minimum
Green
min. 25%
Green
min. 25%
Plastic components be recyclable at end of their life
Yellow
Green
Green
Composite wood products contain recycled material
Yellow
Green
min. 60%
Green
min. 60%
Acoustic material for panels contains recycled material
Yellow
Green
min. 20%
Green
min. 20%
Composition code for future recycling
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
The product does not emit VOC's, which will result in an indoor air concentration of more than 0.5 mg/m3.
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Product emitting formaldehyde which will result in an indoor air concentration of more than 0.5 mg/m3 shall be plugged
Yellow
Green
Green
Substrate containing urea-formaldehyde based resins, shall be fully encapsulated on all sides
Yellow
Green
Green
Product Design
All major comopnents are designed to be disassembled
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Wear susceptible parts shall be designed to be replaceable
Yellow
Green
Green
Manufacturing
Waste material from the manufacturing process is minimized and/or recycled
Yellow
Green
Green
Certification product contains no CFC's or PBDE's
Yellow
Green
Green
Hazardous and toxic material management system in place at manufacturing facilities
Yellow
Green
Green
ISO 14000 accreditation
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Packaging and Distribution
Packaging is designed to minimize waste.
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Recyled materials are used to produce the packaging.
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Supplier accepts the packaging for reuse, recycling, or recovery.
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Corrugated containers used must contain recycled content paper fibre
Yellow
Green
min. 80%
Green
min. 80%
Use and Maintenance
Furniture is accompanied by clear maintenance and repair instructions.
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Inventory numbers for replacement parts are available.
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Warranty
Green
5 years
Green
10 years
Green
10 years
Disposal
Product buy or take back program.
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Program exists to recondition, reuse, or recycle panel system
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Certification
LEED - Canada CI (credits only for how products would assist in scoring points)
Yellow
Green
credits only
Green
credits only