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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Printers

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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.

Reduction Initiatives Last
RFSO
Current
RFSO
Future
RFSO
Commodity group has taken action to encourage reduction in consumption.  
Yellow
 
Commodity group has taken action to encourage sharing of surplus assets.  
Yellow
 
Supplier Engagement
Survey of suppliers to identify environmental features of products.  
Green
 
Supplier communication to indicate environmental objectives in future years.  
Green
 
Successful bidders' environmental information available
- within government
 
Green
 
 
- publicly
     
RFSO GREEN PROCUREMENT CRITERIA
Manufacturer's commitment to the environment
Manufacturer's environmental policy statement  
Green

Details on pricing/product
Web site
 
Manufacturer has history on environmental initiatives.    
Manufacturer has conducted waste audit.    
Manufacturer has plans for environmental improvements.  
Green
 
Product design
Printers must be compatible with the use of remanufactured imaging consumables
Green
 
Comply with the Class A or B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus
Green
 
Automatically enter low power "sleep mode" after period of inactivity
Yellow
Green
 
All listed printers come configured to print double-sided (duplex)
Yellow
Green
 
Qualification under Energy Star Program
Yellow
Green
 
Environmental Ecolabeling Certification
Yellow
Green
 
Manufacturing
Waste material from the manufacturing process is minimized.      
Waste material from the manufacturing process is recycled.      
ISO 14000 and ISO 9001:2000 certification
Yellow
Green
 
Packaging and Distribution
Packaging is designed to minimize waste.
Yellow
Green
 
Packaging and distribution materials are recyclable
Yellow
Green
 
Contractor must appropriately reuse, recycle or dispose of all packaging materials
Yellow
Green
 
Use and Maintenance
Minimum 1 year warranty
Green
 
Disposal
Contractor controls e-waste through established hardware takeback/recycling program.
Yellow
Green
 
Contractor must take back product at no charge at end of life.
Yellow
Green
 
Consumables recycling program
Yellow
Green
 
Performance Measures (recommended)
Number of environmental criteria included in RFSOs.      

Note: In the previous RFSO while the same environmental programs were in place they were done as a percentage discount against the evaluated price instead of mandatory criteria.