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Department of the Interior

Use 100% Post Consumer Waste Paper

There is a paper company I've found here in San Francisco called New Leaf Paper that produces 100% post consumer waste (PCW) paper. We've been using their paper for publications and day to day copying. Why not purchase this sustainable paper. We found they even cost $30 cheaper per box. We've informed the vendor how to get on the Central Contracting Registration, but until then all of the paper we seem to get is only... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Binh T. Nguyen

1. Paper should be recycled. Just because we print one side does not mean that we cannot reuse the other side. There are a lot of wasteful prints (i.e. documents for reading and then thrown away, email printing of a few pages when only a few lines or paragraphs are needed, etc…). There are sensitive paper materials that cannot be recycled but about 50% of the papers printed can be recycled. In other words, those recycled... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

shredded confidential document waste for Biomass boilers

The Chillicothe VAMC has a new Biomass boiler/generator. It uses shredded wood to power it. Could future Biomass boilers/generators be configured to accept the shredded confidential documents/paper as fuelas well? The disposal costs of the shredded paper should be reduced. Less shredded wood would need to be purchased.

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