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Binders (paper, covered) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Binders (paper, covered) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Binders (pressboard report) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Binders (pressboard report) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Board (recycled) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Azo dyes; Dyestuffs containing mercury
lead
cadmium
or chromium VI compounds
hazardous substances; Carcinogenic
mutagenic
or teratogenic materials; Optical brighteners; chlorine; glyoxal; Halogenated bleaching agents; or EDTA
Formaldehyde
PCB
Recycled content

03/01/2001 
Book Covers USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Book Covers (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Business Forms and other Business Paper Products Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


Benzene
Halogenated solvents
Alcohol
Wet strength resins
Amounts for the following substances depend on printing method: VOC content
Cadmium
Lead
Mercury
Hexavalent chromium
Aromatic solvents
Halogenated solvents
Borax
Formaldehyde
Emissions associated with process and production methods
Lifecycle considerations
Packaging
Recyclable contents
Safety and performance standards

04/27/98 
Cards (index, postal, and others) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Cards (index, postal, and others) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Covers (pressboard report) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Covers (pressboard report) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Envelope Paper USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Envelope Paper (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Envelopes Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


Benzene
Halogenated solvents
Alcohol
Wet strength resins
Amounts for the following substances depend on printing method: VOC content
Cadmium
Lead
Mercury
Hexavalent chromium
Aromatic solvents
Halogenated solvents
Borax
Formaldehyde
Emissions associated with process and production methods
Lifecycle considerations
Packaging
Recyclable contents
Safety and performance standards

04/27/98 
Envelopes Japan - Japan Environment Association - Eco Mark Program ecomark@japan.email.ne.jp
Not available

None stated Fluorescent whitening agents Recycled content; Process and production method; Packaging

02/01/2001 
Envelopes (paper) Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no


None stated Sulfur oxides
Nitrogen oxides
Phosphorus compounds
COD
AOX
Process and production method
Recyclable contents
Recycled content

06/15/98 
Envelopes (plastic) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
11/13/97 
Envelopes (plastic) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
11/13/97 
File Folders USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
File Folders (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Filing Products (dyed paper) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Filing Products (dyed paper) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Filing & Storage USA - AbilityOne customer_service@nib.org, 703.310.0500


None stated None stated Fulfill required source provisions of the Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act
Recycled content

 
Menu Board (Paper and Plastic) USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
neoprene/chloroprene
Lead
Hexavalent Chromium
Cadmium
Mercury
Chlorinated organic compounds
Fluorinated organic compounds
Brominated organic compounds
and other chemicals with high hazard to human & environmental health
This product is assessed in the following categories: Toxicity to human and environmental health; Recyclability/Compostability; Recycled/Renwable Content; Use of Renewable Energy during manufacturing; Water Stewardship during manufacturing; Social Responsibility of manufacturer

 
Newsprint and Newsprint Flyers Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


None stated None stated Recycled content

 
Office Facilities Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


None stated None stated Energy efficiency
Office paper diversion program for recycling
Use of paper containing at least 50% Recycled content

None stated 
Office Products USA - Green Seal, Choose Green Reports (202) 872-6400


None stated Chlorine Office practices
Recycled content

01/01/97 
Packaging Materials (paper) Japan - Japan Environment Association - Eco Mark Program ecomark@japan.email.ne.jp
Not available

Fluorescent whitening agents None stated Disposal
Packaging
Process and production method
Recycled content

08/03/98 
Paper and Envelopes (Cut Sheet Paper and Business Envelope) USA - City of Portland Web site
Not available

None stated None stated Recycled content

1/14/2009 
Paper for Office Machines and Printing Paper Japan - Green Purchasing Network Web site
Not available

Plastic coatings that prevent recycling of paper None stated Blended with maximum waste content
Low Brightness

11/07/96 
Paper Products International - UL Environment cec.us@us.ul.com
Not available

None stated None stated energy savings
less toxic
Recycled content
water savings

10/06/2011 
Paper (carbonless) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (carbonless) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (check safety) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (coated printing) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (coated printing) USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400


None stated Formaldehyde
Heavy metals
Process and production method
Recycled content

06/22/94 
Paper (copying) European Union - EU Eco-Label Web site


None stated COD
AOX
Energy use
Process and production method
Product emissions

07/19/99 
Paper (copy) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (cotton fiber) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (cover) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (cover) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (envelope) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (envelope) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (forms bond) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (machine finish groundwood) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (newsprint) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (newsprint) USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400


None stated None stated Recycled content

01/14/94 
Paper (newsprint) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Azo dyes; Dyestuffs containing mercury
lead
cadmium
or chromium VI compounds; Hazardous substances; Carcinogenic
mutagenic
or teratogenic materials; Optical brighteners; Chlorine; Halogenated bleaching agents; or EDTA
Formaldehyde
PCB
Glyoxal
Recycled content
Sustainable foresting

02/01/2001 
Paper (Office) USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


None stated None stated Recycled content

 
Paper (offset) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (offset) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (papeteries) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (printing and writing) USA - Green Seal (202) 872-6400


None stated None stated Packaging
Process and production method
Recycled content

08/26/94 
Paper (recycled) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site


Azo dyes; Dyestuffs containing mercury
lead
cadmium
or chromium VI compounds; Hazardous substances; Carcinogenic
mutagenic
or teratogenic materials; Optical brighteners; Chlorine; halogenated bleaching agents; or EDTA
Formaldehyde; PCB; Glyoxal Aquatic toxicity testing
Recycled content

03/01/2001 
Paper (reprographic) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (supercalendered) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (tablet) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paper (text) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Paperboard Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


None stated None stated Energy efficiency
Reduced water and air emissions
Waste reduction

None stated 
Paperboard (industrial) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable content
06/22/88 
Paperboard (industrial) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable content
06/22/88 
Paperboard (laminated) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
05/01/95 
Paperboard (laminated) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
05/01/95 
Paper, Alternative Fiber Papers USA - Green Seal, Choose Green Reports (202) 872-6400


None stated Chlorine Locally grown and processed
Recycled content
Tree free

05/01/98 
Paper, Copy Paper USA - Green Seal, Choose Green Reports (202) 872-6400


None stated Chlorine Lightest basis weight
Office practices
Recycled content

10/01/98 
Printed Material (paper) Japan - Japan Environment Association - Eco Mark Program ecomark@japan.email.ne.jp
Not available

Halogen-based resins
Prohibitive (metal material)
Hot-melt adhesives
UV ink
forming ink
Gold/silver/pearl ink
India paper (thin printing paper - 20~40 g/square meter)
3D printed matters
Aromatic supplements
Special bindings such as vinyl coating or varnishing
None stated destruction of ecosystem
Discharge of hazardous material
Discharge of water pollutant
Emissions of ozone layer depleting substances
Emssions of atmospheric pollutant
Greenhouse gas emission
Life-cycle considerations including: Resource consumption
Noise reduction
Other environmental impacts
Recyclable
Waste disposal

11/17/01 
Printing and Writing Paper USA - Chlorine Free Products Association info@chlorinefreeproducts.org

products standards not yet available online None stated None stated None stated

 
Printing and Writing Paper Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


None stated None stated Emissions
Energy use
Lifecycle considerations
Packaging
Recycled content
Safety and performance standards
Toxicity

06/01/98 
Printing and Writing Papers USA - Green Seal, Choose Green Reports (202) 872-6400


None stated Bleaches (including chlorine)
Coatings
Production process
Recycled content

11/1999 
Printing Paper Japan - Japan Environment Association - Eco Mark Program ecomark@japan.email.ne.jp
Not available

None stated Fluorescent whitening agents Packaging
Process and production method
Recycled content

10/01/2001 
Printing Paper Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no


Alkylphenolethoxylates (APEO)
Chlorine gas in the bleaching process
Biocidal substances
Residual monomers
Acrylamide
EDTA/DTPA
Emissions of: AOX
COD
Phosphorous
Sulfur
and NOx
Carbon dioxide emissions
None stated

12/3/1999 
Printing Paper (uncoated mechanical) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


None stated None stated Emissions
Energy use
Lifecycle considerations
Packaging
Recycled content
Safety and performance standards
Toxicity
Waste management

06/01/98 
Pulp Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


None stated None stated Energy efficiency
Reduced water and air emissions
Waste reduction

None stated 
Shipping Tags Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


None stated Greenhouse gas emissions
Sulfur dioxide
Energy use
Recycled content
Toxicity
Waste management

 
Stationery Japan - Japan Environment Association - Eco Mark Program ecomark@japan.email.ne.jp
Not available

Fluorescent whitening agents Fluorescent whitening agents Packaging
Recycled content

05/01/2001 
Stationery Japan - Green Purchasing Network Web site
Not available

None stated Resin Treatment High percentage of recycled materials
Low whiteness Level
Recyclability
Required information on the use of PVC's
Reusability

08/05/98 
Tags USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Tickets USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recyclable contents
06/22/88 
Wrapping Paper Japan - Japan Environment Association - Eco Mark Program ecomark@japan.email.ne.jp
Not available

None stated Fluorescent whitening agents Packaging
Process and production method
Recycled content

02/01/2001 

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