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Paper Atlas Launched

May 30, 2018 Comments Off on Paper Atlas Launched

For the first time also independent cities to compete for the highest rates of recycled paper are called after the overwhelming success of previous years going the paper Atlas 2011 now in the fourth round. Due to the large nationwide interest not only cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants, but also all cities for the title of Recyclingpapierfreundlichste can compete this year city in Germany. Cooperation partner of the local competition are the Federal Environment Ministry, the German Association of cities and the Federal Environmental Agency. Federal Environment Minister Dr. Norbert Rottgen has taken over the patronage for the project. The paper Atlas serves more and more cities as a tool to align their procurement policy sustainable”, as Michael Soffge, spokesman for the initiative pro recycling paper. Just the positive identification of the pioneer cities with their high rates of recycling paper has spurred other cities, also to change. A good example is the double winner Halle/Saale from last year.

Motivated by the “” Paper Atlas increased the city within one year its rate by 13 percent to 100 percent recycled paper and was thus both promoted the year “as well as together with Bonn and Essen Recyclingpapierfreundlichste city in Germany”. The paper Atlas highlights transparent and positive, which environmental services the municipalities through the paper with the Blue Angels. According to the recycled paper quota, he shows the achieved savings in the areas of energy, water, and CO2 emissions are as high and immediately shows the environmental benefits of the use of recycled paper. For more information on the competition is available at.

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