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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Document Scanners (GSIN: N7025134)

Last updated: Jan 2010

Legend:

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
RFSO

N/A

Current
RFSO

2010

Future
RFSO

2013

Notes:
Reduction initiatives
Commodity group has taken action to encourage reduction in consumption. No previous RFSO
Yellow
Green
A series of Supply Arrangements for MPS is now in place that will make imaging (including scanners) more efficient.
Commodity group has taken action to encourage sharing of surplus assets.
Yellow
Green
Supplier Engagement
Survey of suppliers to identify environmental features of products.  
Green
Green
 
Supplier communication to indicate environmental objectives in future years.  
Yellow
Green
Manufacturers now know that we are interested in environmental objectives in general, however, specific objectives have not been identified by industry.
Successful bidders' environmental information available - within government  
Green
Green
 
- publicly  
Green
Green
 
RFSO GREEN PROCUREMENT CRITERIA
Manufacturer's commitment to the environment
Manufacturer's environmental policy statement  
Green
Green
 
Manufacturer has history on environmental initiatives.  
Green
Green
Most scanner manufacturers have initiatives in place from their Printer or Copier manufacturing.
Manufacturer has plans for environmental improvements.  
Green
Green
 
Product design
Comply with the Class A or B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus  
Green
Green
 
Automatically enter low power "sleep mode" after period of inactivity  
Green
Green
 
All listed scanners can scan double-sided (duplex) documents  
Green
Green
 
Qualification under Energy Star Program  
Green
Green
 
RoHS and WEEE compliant  
Red
Green
Some are, some aren't. Manufacturers now know that we are interested in making this mandatory in the future.
Manufacturing
ISO 14000 and ISO 9001:2000 certification  
Green
Green
 
Manufacturer meets certain targets for recycled content in the product.  
Red
Yellow
There isn't an industry standard, but we have let the major manufacturers know that we are interested.
Packaging and Distribution
Packaging is designed to minimize waste  
Green
Green
 
Packaging and distribution materials are recyclable  
Green
Green
 
Contractor must appropriately reuse, recycle or dispose of all packaging material  
Green
Green
 
Use and Maintenance
Minimum 1 year warranty  
Green
Green
 
Disposal
Contractor controls e-waste through established hardware takeback/recycling program.  
Green
Green
 
Contracter must take back product at no charge at end of life.  
Green
Green
 
Performance Measures (recommended)
Number of environmental criteria included in RFSOs.  
Green
Green
 

Note: Environmental requirements were based on the Printer and Copier NMSOs since many of the manufacturers are the same.