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Scottish become first to specify recycled content in public sector

The Scottish Executive has become the first administration in the UK to specify the amount of recycled content that all public bodies should have when buying paper or in construction projects. It has said that at least 90% of printing and writing paper should have a recycled content of at least 50% and that construction projects of over £1 million should include at least 10% recycled or reuse material. The targets will apply to the Scottish Executive, Executive Agencies, ...