Lane Community College will purchase and utilize recycled paper products in accordance with Oregon Administrative Rules 125_246_0321 through 125_246_0324.
Paper products include but are not limited to copy paper, envelopes, paper towels, toilet paper, and napkins.
Recycled paper is defined as a paper product with not less than:
- Fifty percent of its fiber weight consisting of secondary waste materials; or
- Twenty-five percent of its fiber weight consisting of post-consumer waste.
This policy requires the use and purchase of paper products made from recycled materials when such products satisfy applicable specifications, are available in the desired quantity within a reasonable period of time, and are priced competitively in accordance with preferential rules stated in OAR 125-246-0321 through 125_246_0324. This Administrative Rule states that a preference of 5 percent shall be applied for materials and supplies manufactured from Recycled Materials. In addition, Lane Community College will strive to purchase paper with the highest post-consumer content up to and including 100 percent post-consumer recycled content paper when such paper can meet the requirements stated in the above paragraph.