Recycled Paper

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 4th May 2004.

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Photo of Norman Baker Norman Baker Liberal Democrat, Lewes

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office 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 (A) recycled and (B) post-consumer recycled content of each paper.

Photo of Douglas Alexander Douglas Alexander Minister of State (Cabinet Office) and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Information on the Cabinet Office's main suppliers of copier paper, envelopes, stationery and paper for reports are shown in the table.

Supplier Name ofpaper used Recycled content Post consumer recycled


Copier paper Banner A4 Copier 100 100
A4 Sterling No, but ECF wood free pulp(24)
A4 Office No, but ECF wood free pulp(24)
A4 Value No, but ECF wood free pulp(24)
Various No No
Evolve A4 Office 100 100
A3 Office 100 100
Xerox Premier No No
Business No No
Alpha A4 Copier No No
Southern Paper Duo Office/Duo Copy No No
Stationery Redlin Print 100 gm bond 100 60–100
Evolve 100 gsm 100 100
Finesse Conquera White Wove No No
Envelopes Banner Cartridge White No No
OHMS 381x254 80–100 60–85
OHMS 324x229 80–100 60–85
OHMS 229x162 80–100 60–85
OHMS 406x305 80–100 60–85
OHMS 110x220 80–100 60–85
Plain 324x229 80–100 60–85
Plain 330x279 80–100 60–85
Plain 110x220 80–100 60–85
Plain 324x229 60 40
Other various 80–100 60–85
Keepsafe 280x385 No No
330x462 No No
460x377 No No
Survivor Peel/Seal 324x229x3 No No
Peal/Seal 394x305 No No
Banner White Wove 100 80
Jiffy Padded Bags No No
Finesse Conquera White Wove No No
Reports Howard Smith Various 100 75
Premier Various 100 75
Robert Home Various 100 75
Macnaughtons Various 100 75
Banner Evolve 80gsm 100 80
Revive Filk 75 40

(24) Elemental Chlorine Free pulp (ECF) is the process of bleaching the pulp without using harmful chlorine compounds.

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