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Imaging Hardware Consumables Scorecard

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: 2013-08-01

GSIN Code – N7045126 & N7045127

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

GSIN Description

N7045126 - Toner, Cartridge, Virgin, for various type of Printers and Facsimile Machines

N7045127 – Toner, Cartridge, Remanufactured, for various type of Printers and Facsimile Machines

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.

GSIN 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 Contact Green Procurement 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 GC procurement.

Supplier criteria category Environmental Considerations RFx
Past
2011
Current
2013
Future
2016
Reports and billing Correspondence to be sent and processed electronically Green Green Green
Electronic transmission of documents from supplier to client Green Green Green
Usage reports submit electronically Green Green Green
Environmental Commitments and Plans Environmental management practices Green Green Green
Consider the complete lifecycle of products  Green Green Green
Offeror must have environmentally responsible recycling processes in place such as consumables container recycling program. Green Green Green
Imaging consumables manufacturers must commit to comprehensive internal environment policies or processes for:
  • The reduction or elimination of environmental hazardous materials
  • Design for reuse and recycling
  • Energy efficiency
  • End of Life Management for reuse and recycling
  • Environmental stewardship in the manufacturing process
  • Packaging
Yellow Green Green
Environmental Records CGSB Certification for remanufactured cartridges Green Green Green
ISO 14001 Certification (for OEM and Compatible cartridge) Red Green Green
Packaging and Distribution The Offeror must reuse, recycle or dispose of all packaging materials removed from empty consumables cartridges returned under any Call-up in an environmentally sensitive manner. Green Green Green
The Offeror must take back all packaging from an Identified User's site at the time of empty or defective consumable cartridge return or provide prepaid and postage return packaging for the department to mail back. Green Green Green
All materials in which offered products are packaged and shipped must be recyclable. Green Green Green
Uses cardboard packaging that consists of 50% recycled material (post and pre-consumer waste). Red Red Green
Disposal Consumables Container Recycling Program Yellow Green Green