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Bowdoin Paper Purchases Go 100 Percent Recycled

Story posted October 20, 2010

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Bowdoin has teamed up with Bates College for purchasing power to convert all copy paper purchases to 100 percent post-consumer recycled paper.

For each ton converted from 30 percent to 100 percent recycled paper, the College can save 16.8 trees, 4,900 gallons of water, 2870 kW of electricity and 42 pounds of air pollution, according to Green America Come Together.

Read more about it on the College's Sustainability website.

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