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Law: NYC Administrative Code (Title 6, Chapter 3, Subchapter 4: Recycled Materials)
Summary: Local Law 121 of 2005 promotes the procurement products made from recycled content, and the minimization of paper waste. The law requires the City to follow Federal Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) on the acquisition and use of recycled content products.
This law is one of a series of environmentally preferable purchasing laws that cover goods and construction products.
History: This law was preceded by and incorporates the elements of previous laws and waste prevention and efficient materials management directives that promote the procurement of recycled content products.
ALSO SEE: buy recycled
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