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Green Procurement Scorecard: Electronic parts, components and test instruments - Green Procurement - Buying and Selling - PWGSC

About this Green Procurement Scorecard

Suppliers can use this Green Procurement Scorecard to learn what environmental criteria are in place for solicitation opportunities and demonstrate that they meet the criteria when submitting a proposal.

Effective date: 2014-03-14

GSIN Code – N5999

This is the code used by the federal government to identify generic product descriptions for its procurement activities.

Good/Service Description

For the supply and delivery of various electronic part and components, tools, test instruments, radio frequency and microwave components. These products are generally included in the federal classification of goods 59 excluding N5975 electrical hardware and supplies and are also included in classifications 51, 52, 53, 60 and 66.

Glossary

Criteria:
Green procurement clauses and conditions that are or may be incorporated in the past, current or future RFx.
GSIN Code:
Code used by the federal government to identify generic goods or services descriptions for its procurement activities.
Good/Service Description:
The description of the good or service that corresponds to the Goods and Services Identification Number (GSIN).
RFx (past, current, future):
Request for X=Standing Offer, Supply Arrangement, or Proposal. RFSO, RFSA or RFP.
Mandatory specification:
Mandatory green procurement clauses and conditions that are or may be incorporated in the past, current or future RFx.
Optional or Point-Rated specification:
Optional or point-rated green procurement clauses and conditions that are or may be incorporated in the past, current or future RFx.
Potential specification:
Potential green procurement clauses and conditions that have not yet been incorporated in the past, current or future RFx.
Supplier Criteria Category:
Category Headings for green procurement clauses and conditions that are or may be incorporated in the past, current or future RFx.

Comments or Questions

If you have any comments or questions about this Green Procurement Scorecard, please fill out our Green Procurement Contact form, and the Green Procurement Team will get back to you.

Scorecard legend:

Green: Mandatory specification.
Yellow: Optional or point-rated specification.
Red: Identified as a potential specification. Not yet incorporated into GoC procurement.

  Environmental Considerations RFx
Past
 2009
Current
 2012
Future
 2015
Reports and billing Invoices and correspondence to be sent and processed electronically
Red
Red
Yellow
Paper is certified as originating from a sustainably managed forest and/or has a minimum of 30% recycled content
Red
Green
Green
Limitations on number of hard copies of documents provided
Red
Green
Green
Use of electronic signatures, where client capacity to accept them exists, to reduce paper consumption
Red
Red
Yellow
Access to an on-line catalogue, if any, for this category
Red
Green
Green
Environmental Commitments and Plans Green products are identifiable in the distributor and/or manufacturer catalogues
Red
Green
Green
Environmental Records Manufacturer's environmental policy statement
Red
Yellow
Green
Manufacturer has history on environmental initiatives.
Red
Green
Green
Manufacturer has conducted waste audit.
Red
Yellow
Green
Manufacturer has plans for environmental improvements.
Red
Yellow
Green
Manufacturer has ISO 14000 certification or other Environmental Management System (EMS)
Red
Yellow
Green
Product design Waste material from the manufacturing process is minimized.
Red
Yellow
Yellow
Waste material from the manufacturing process is recycled.
Red
Yellow
Yellow
End-of-life electronics management approach for reduction of elimination of hazardous material meet.
Red
Yellow
Green
Restriction Of the use of certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive.
Red
Yellow
Green
Design for reuse, recycle and energy efficiency, minimizing travel requirement.
Red
Yellow
Green
Items made using alternative Energy Sources (e.g) solar, wind energy or not requiring batteries.
Red
Yellow
Green
Reduce or eliminate hazardous and Toxic substance in production process.
Red
Yellow
Yellow
Designing for end of life management.
Red
Yellow
Yellow
Meet Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive
Red
Yellow
Green
Meet the recycling requirement of Electronics Product Stewardship of Canada (EPSC)
Red
Yellow
Green
Recyclable and/or reusable end product components
Red
Yellow
Green
Resource input Use of non-organic solvent-based adhesives
Red
Red
Yellow
Metal components finished using low VOC emitting technology
Red
Red
Yellow
Metal parts contain recycled content
Red
Yellow
Green
Plastic parts contain recycled content
Red
Yellow
Green
Major rigid plastic parts stamped with composition code or not stamps for recycling
Red
Yellow
Green
Offer products that contain bio-based plastics over petroleum-derived plastics when they are available
Red
Yellow
Yellow
Packaging and Distribution Packaging is designed to minimize waste.
Yellow
Yellow
Green
Recycled materials are used to produce the packaging.
Yellow
Yellow
Green
Shortening transportation routes to reduce the environmental impact of shipping
Red
Yellow
Yellow
Packaging made of sustainable wood or paper products (sustainably managed forests certification - Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Sustainable Forest Initiative (SFI), Canadian Standards Association (CSA) or equivalent.
Red
Yellow
Green
Minimal, reusable and/or recyclable packaging of products
Red
Yellow
Green
Disposal Program exists to recondition, reuse, or recycle parts
Red
Green
Green
Participation in any Provincial electronic recycling program that apply to their products.
Red
Yellow
Green