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Section 07.06.174
 

Title 07 Finance

Chapter 07.06 Procurement of Goods, Services and Works

Article II. Public Bidding and Other Provisions

Section 07.06.174 Purchasing and Procurement Preference for Reusable Products, Recycled-Content Products and Recyclable Products
  1. All City departments shall purchase and/or use, where practicable, reusable products, recycled-content products and recyclable products. The term “practicable” shall mean that the product performs adequately for its intended use and is available at a fair and reasonable price.

  2. City departments shall purchase and/or use only recycled-content paper for all imprinted letterhead, envelope and business card paper, file writing, photocopy paper, packaging papers, and printing papers. The City shall purchase recycled-content paper products through a single city department or a single purchase agreement whenever possible in order to maximize savings for the City.

  3. Departments shall publicize the City’s use of recycled paper by printing the word’s “Printed on Recycled Paper” or a recycled content logo on all letterhead, envelope and business card paper and on the title page of all reports printed on recycled paper, or by using recycled paper which is watermarked with the recycled content logo.

  4. The City shall encourage its vendors, contractors, and consultants to use reusable products, recycled-content products and recyclable products. Notice of the City’s intent to procure goods or services that comply with the provisions of this chapter regarding reusable products, recycled-content products and recyclable products shall be included in all request for bids or request for proposals.

  5. The City administration may adopt administrative policies to implement the provisions of this chapter, including the “Environmental Preferable Purchasing Policy,” which may supplement but shall not conflict with this chapter.

Date Passed: Monday, March 12, 2018

Effective Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

ORD C35602 Section 2