20 Apr '11, 9am

Microsoft HQ Switches to 100% PCR Recycled Paper

Microsoft HQ Switches to 100% PCR Recycled Paper

yesterday that it will purchase only 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) paper for its offices in the greater Seattle metropolitan area, including its vast Redmond headquarters. The company’s previous printing stock was 30%. Microsoft’s vendor of choice? Greys Harbor Paper , a company that operates out of nearby Hoquiam and has made printing, food industrial, and packaging paper for almost 20 years. Greys Harbor has won much recognition for its low-impact approach, environmentally-friendly operations, and for using renewable energy to fuel much of its factory capacity. Other steps the company has taken include salvaging wood waste from forest floors and producing paper through a chlorine-free process. The company also published a sustainability report in 2009 that follows the Global Reporting Initiative’s guidelines.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/04/microsoft-100-percent...

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