Tools for Paper Purchasers
The Big Picture. - How the leading environmentally friendly paper purchasing tools complement each other.
Purchaser’s Toolkit. The Environmentally Preferable Paper Purchasing Toolkit is a straightforward, comprehensive resource to make it easier to implement a cost-effective, responsible paper policy at any sized institution. When you use this Toolkit, you can have confidence in your green credentials; it is based on the broadest consensus criteria of the conservation community and the successful models of corporate leaders. Includes sample procurement policies, letters to suppliers, model specifications sheet, and more…
The Paper Steps. A straightforward, clear, multi-attribute ranking system for defining leadership in paper products. Paper purchasers can assess where they paper they currently buy fall on the hierarchy, and then strive for achieving steps toward paper defined as “Environmentally Superior,” according to a consensus process of a large community of conservation organizations advocating for environmental paper choices.
Eco-Paper Database. A listing of Ancient Forest Friendly and other environmentally preferable papers available in the North American marketplace.
Pulp Tracking Forms. Use this document as part of a comprehensive paper procurement policy to request information from your suppliers in order to reduce risk in your pulp and paper supply chain.