Supplementary Information Tables - Greening Government Operations

Green Procurement Reporting For Departments and Agencies Not Bound by the Federal Sustainable Development Act

Departments and agencies bound by the Policy on Green Procurement but not the Federal Sustainable Development Act must complete mandatory reporting on meeting the requirements of Section 7 of the Policy on Green Procurement using this section.

Strategies and/or Comments

  1. Communicate department wide as warranted on internal Greening initiatives
  2. SCC Sectors and managers to be advised of environmental impact when considering procurement options if possible.
  3. SCC is using PWGSC tools, like the standing offer index if possible since green initiatives are already in place where applicable.
  4. SCC follows PWGSC Electronic Waste Strategy for disposal of surplus electronic & electrical equipment EEE through programs such as Computers for Schools (CFS) and Crown Assets Distribution Directorate (CADD)

Voluntary Reporting on Any Other Greening Government Operations Initiative

Automatic Shutdown of workstations

Performance Measure RPP DPR
By march 31st, 2014, the department will develop and implement a phased approach to shutdown workstations left powered.  
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year. 75%  

Strategies / Comments

  1. Reduced cost of technology
  2. Department wide
  3. Date established for target implementation and completion.

Removal of local printers

Performance Measure RPP DPR
By march 31st, 2014, the department will develop and implement a phased approach to reduce the number of local printers.  
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year. 30%  

Strategies / Comments

  1. Reduced cost of technology
  2. Department wide
  3. Date established for target implementation and completion.

Reduce consumption of virgin paper

Performance Measure RPP DPR
Increasing the use of recycled paper for non-court related sectors by March 31, 2014.  
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year. 20%  

Strategies / Comments

  1. Reduced cost of technology
  2. Department wide

Increase the purchase or recycled office supplies

Performance Measure RPP DPR
Increase the purchase of recycled office supplies by March 31, 2014.  
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year. 10%  

Strategies / Comments

  1. Reduced cost of technology
  2. Department wide

Packaging and box returns

Performance Measure RPP DPR
Boxes and packaging are returned to furniture suppliers for re-use. Plans are to increase this by March 31, 2014 by encouraging the return of packaging material to our supplier(s) of office supplies.  
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year. 15%  

Strategies / Comments

  1. Reduced cost of technology
  2. Re-use and recycling of existing packaging
  3. Department wide