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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Vehicles - Light duty Medium/Heavy Trucks

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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.

Reduction Initiatives 2004 RFSO 2006 RFSO future RFSO
Commodity group has taken action to encourage reduction in consumption.
Green

departmental policies
Green
Green
Commodity group has taken action to encourage use of surplus assets.
Green

asset rationalization
Green
Green
Studies geared at reducing oil change frequency, assessing warranty implications
Yellow

DND
Green

DND
Green

DND
Alternative goods
ATF vehicles
Yellow

Yes
Yellow

Yes
Yellow

Yes
Supplier Engagement
Survey of suppliers to identify environmental features of products.
Red

N/A
Red

N/A
Red

N/A
Supplier communication to indicate environmental objectives in future years
Red

N/A
Red

N/A
Red

N/A
Successful bidders' environmental information available
- within government
Red

N/A
Red

N/A
Red

N/A
 
- publicity
Red

N/A
Red

N/A
Red

N/A
Other Initiatives
e-Ordering of vehicles to reduce paper consumption Yes
Yellow

Yes
Yellow

Yes
RFSO GREEN PROCUREMENT CRITERIA
Manufacturer's commitment to the environment
Manufacturer's environmental policy statement
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Manufacturer has conducted waste audit
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Manufacturer has plans for environmental improvements
Red

N/A
Red

N/A
Red

N/A
Manufacturer has history of self-initiated environmental initiatives
Red

N/A
Red

N/A
Red

N/A
Resource input
Recycled content of plastics
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Recycled content of metals
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Recycled content of fabrics
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Product design
Major components designed to be disassembled
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Wear susceptible parts are designed to be replaceable by the user
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Uses alternative fuel
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Manufacturing
Waste material from the manufacturing process is minimized
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Waste material from the manufacturing process is recycled
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
ISO 14000 accreditation
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Packaging and Distribution
Delivery process minimizes fuel use
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Green

N/A
Use and Maintenance
Evaluation favours higher fuel efficiency vehicles Yes
Yellow

Yes
Yellow

Yes
Evaluation favours vehicles with lower CO2 emissions Yes
Yellow

Yes
Yellow

Yes
Declaration of recycled content
Yellow

N/A
Yellow

N/A
Yellow

N/A
Disposal
Product buy or take back program
Yellow

N/A
Yellow

N/A
Yellow

N/A
Program exists to recondition, reuse, or recycle elements of vehicle
Yellow

N/A
Yellow

N/A
Yellow

N/A

*light vehicles exclude some light, medium and heavy trucks (> 8500 lbs), which account for approximately 40 to 50% of the government's vehicle purchases.