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Department of the Interior

Use 100% Post Consumer Waste Paper

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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

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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

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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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