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Green Procurement Plan – Part B – Scorecard Furniture – Metal Filing and Storage Cabinets

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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.

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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
Manufacturer's environmental policy statement
Yellow
Green
Green
Manufacturer has history on environmental initiatives.
Yellow
Green
Green
Manufacturer has conducted waste audit.
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Manufacturer has plans for environmental improvements.
Yellow
Green
Green
Resource input
Metal components finished using low VOC emitting technology
Yellow
Green
Green
Metal parts contain recycled content
Yellow
no minimum
Green
25%
Green
 25%
Manufacturing
Waste material from the manufacturing process is minimized.
Yellow
Green
Green
Waste material from the manufacturing process is recycled
Yellow
Green
Green
Packaging and Distribution
Packaging is designed to minimize waste
Yellow
Green
Green
Recyled materials are used to produce the packaging
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
Supplier accepts the packaging for reuse, recycling, or recovery
Yellow
Green
Green
Use and Maintenance
Furniture is accompanied by clear maintenance and repair instructions
Yellow
Green
Green
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 cabinets
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow