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Recycling

International Development written question – answered on 29th April 2004.

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Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Opposition Whip (Commons), Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government), Liberal Democrat Whip

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if he will list the Department's main suppliers of (a) copier paper, (b) stationery, (c) envelopes and (d) paper for reports, in each case stating (i) the name of each paper used and (ii) the post-consumer recycled content of each paper.

Mr. Gareth Thomas:

The information in the following table shows the details of the main suppliers to my Department for paper (separate suppliers for the two headquarter locations), stationery and envelopes.

Type Supplier Comment
Copier Paper (DFID London) David John Papers Ltd.

Unit 1A Middlegreen Trading Estate

Middlegreen Road

Langley

Slough

Berks SL3 7BL

Diplomat Recycled Paper. A4 80gsm 100 per cent. recycled of 100 per cent. post-consumer waste.
Copier Paper (DFID, Scotland) Glenmore

Dunfermline

Business Park

Rosyth

Fife KY 2RN

Evolve Business Paper. 100 per cent. recycled. Minimum of 75 per cent. post-consumer waste.
Stationery Banner Business Supplies

PO Box 560St. Crispins

Duke Street

Norwich NR3 1SQ

No paper products supplied, only stationery.
Guilbert

Guilbert House

68–72 St John's Road

Corstorphine

Edinburgh EH12 SAT

No paper products supplied, only stationery
Envelopes Banner Business

Supplies Ltd.

PO Box 560

St Crispins

Duke Street

Norwich NR3 1SQ

Banner Envelopes. 60–85 per cent. post consumer waste.
Paper for Reports (AH) Glenmore

Dunfermline Business Park

Rosyth

FIFE KY11 2RN

Evolve Business Paper. 100 per cent. recycled. Minimum of 75 per cent. post-consumer waste.
Paper for Reports (PS) David John Papers Ltd.

Unit 1A Middlegreen Trading Estate

Middlegreen Road

Langley

Slough

Berks SL3 7BL

Diplomat Recycled Paper. A4 80gsm. 100 per cent. recycled of 100 per cent. post-consumer waste
Paper for reports The Department for International Development does not procure paper for its reports directly from paper merchants. However we routinely require the designers and printers of DFID publications to source paper that has a minimum of 75 per cent. recycled content.

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