Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

Environmentally preferred products have a lesser or reduced impact on human health and the environment when compared to competing products or services that serve the same purpose.

The following table reflects a cost comparison between standard and environmentally preferable products available through Pacific's office supply contracts.


Supply Item

Savings per Item

Copy Paper

- $1.98

Business Envelops


Desk Calendars refills


Toner Cartridge


Black inkjet printer cartridges


File Folders, colored


Post-Its, colored 3” x 3”


3 Ring Binder, 2” ring


Letter Tray, black


Writing Pads, 50 sheets each


Total Savings


PDF Version of table and Office Depot SKU Numbers

Prompts Available:

"Can You Order Green" 1

"Can You Order Green" 2

Online Recycled Office Products Shopping List!

An electronic eco ordering shopping list is live on the Office Depot website: https://bsd.officedepot.com/  Once you login (contact Patsy Charlesworth if you need login information) look on the left bar and see My Shopping List and click on it.  This will pull up the Eco Order List of recycled products that you can use as a template to create your own shopping list of common things you purchase in your office.


Green Options for Frequently Used Office Supplies



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