The DOE and its contractors (including SLAC) are required
to adhere to Executive Order (EO) 13101, "Greening the Government Through
Waste Prevention, Recycling and Federal Acquisition," which went into
effect in Fiscal Year 2000 (FY00).
SLAC Did a Great Job with Recycled Paper Purchases
Eighty-five percent of the paper purchases made through
Corporate Express in FY02 was for recycled content paper. This is great!
Please Use Recycled Toner/Inkjet Cartridges
Unfortunately, our record for purchasing recycled laser
toner and inkjet cartridges for copiers and printers is not as good. Of
the thousands of dollars SLAC paid for toner/inkjet cartridges in FY02,
SLAC spent only three percent of that on remanufactured/recycled
Please order your laser toner and inkjet cartridges with
remanufactured/ recycled content whenever possible.
Corporate Express has direct equivalents to many of the
inkjet and toner cartridges we use here at SLAC. For example, by using the
recycled equivalent of cartridge #C4129X for the HP LaserJet 5000
(Corporate Express order #EXP70020), you can save a lot of money. This is
~$80 cheaper — a significant cost savings in this time of restricted
Many More Items Have Recycled Content
Items such as calendars, folders, notepads, post-its,
desktop accessories and trash cans have recycled content equivalents that
can be purchased for a less expensive price. When purchasing from
Corporate Express, look for the "Recycle" icon appearing as a little green
tree adjacent to the item.
Thank you for buying recycled or recycled content
products, and please continue purchasing recycled products whenever
Contact: Pamela Wright-Brunache, SLAC Purchasing, ext.