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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard for Goods - Non-secure Facsimile Machines, accessories and supplies

Last updated: 19/01/2010

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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.

INITIATIVES: Last RFx
2005
Upcoming RFx
2010
Future RFx
2014
Notes:
Proposed Standard Environmental Considerations for all Contracts
GoC Commitment to Green Procurement
Standard paragraph stating commitment to integrating environmental considerations into GoC procurement
Red
Green
Green
 
Reports
Correspondence between the Standing Offer authority and the suppliers to be via email (where possible)
Green
Green
Green
 
Supplier's quarterly usage reports are sent electronically
Green
Green
Green
 
Limitations on number of hard copies of documents provided
Green
Green
Green
 
Reduction/Reuse
Commodity group has taken action to encourage reduction in consumption of paper.
Green
Green
Green
 
Commodity group has taken action to encourage sharing of surplus assets.
Red
Red
Green
 
Commodity group has identified alternatives to procurement.
Red
Red
Green
 
Supplier Engagement
Survey of suppliers (list included in the Green Plan) to identify environmental features of products.
Green
Green
Green
 
Supplier communication to indicate environmental objectives in future years.
Green
Green
Green
 
Successful bidders' environmental information available
within government
Green
Green
Green
 
- publicly
Red
Red
Green
 
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA
1. Manufacturer's commitment to the environment
Products are produced in plants having ISO 14001 accreditation
Yellow
Green
Green
 
Where applicable, suppliers use ENERGY STAR qualified products, or equivalent, in their organizations
Yellow
Green
Green
 
2. Resource input
Metal components finished using low VOC emitting technology
Yellow
Yellow
Green
 
Metal parts contain recycled content
Yellow
Yellow
Green
Addressed through Ecolabelling
Plastic parts contain recycled content
Yellow
Yellow
Green
 
Major rigid plastic parts stamped with composition code for recycling
Yellow
Yellow
Green
 
3. Product design
Meets the Class A or B limits for radio noise emissions for digital apparatus
Green
Green
Green
 
Print and transmit double-sided (duplex)
Yellow
Yellow
Green
 
Technical specification meet the ENERGY STAR high efficiency performance criteria (or equivalent where applicable)
Green
Green
Green
 
Environmental ecolabelling Certification CCD-035 Office Machines or equivalent
Yellow
Yellow
Green
 
4. Manufacturing
Waste material from the manufacturing process is minimized.
Red
Red
Green
 
Waste material from the manufacturing process is recycled.
Red
Red
Green
 
ISO 14001 accreditation
Yellow
Green
Green
 
5. Packaging and Distribution
Packaging is designed to minimize waste.
Yellow
Green
Green
 
Recyled materials are used to produce the packaging.
Yellow
Green
Green
 
Supplier accepts the packaging for reuse, recycling, or recovery.
Yellow
Green
Green
 
6. Use and Maintenance
Minimum 1 year warranty available with purchase of facsimile machine
Green
Green
Green
 
Additional years 2 and 3 available
Green
Green
Green
 
7. Disposal
Product is disposed in an Environmentally sound and secure management of e-waste
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
 
Consumables recycling program
Yellow
Green
Green