Responsible Purchasing Network

Copy Paper: Credits & Endnotes


Lead Author: Mary Jo Snavely, Responsible Purchasing Network

Contributors: Matt Kittell, Responsible Purchasing Network; Kelly Panciera, Environmental Paper Network; Christina Moretti, Responsible Purchasing Network

Project Director: Chris O’Brien, Responsible Purchasing Network

Advisors and Reviewers: Ben Addlestone, Green Seal; Jeffrey Baer, City of Portland, OR; Cheryl Baldwin, Green Seal; Archie Beaton, Chlorine Free Products Association; Rachel Beckhardt, Environmental Defense Fund; Marcia Deegler, Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Stacey Foreman, City of Portland, OR; Darby Hoover, Natural Resources Defense Council; Susan Kinsella, Conservatree; Joshua Martin, Environmental Paper Network; Dave Michaels, EcoPrint; and Neva Murtha, Markets Initiative.


AP – Associated Press, “Pigeon River Fish Termed Safe to Eat.” Reported in News Observer January 12, 2007.

_____2008. “Tenn. targets Canton papermill over Pigeon River pollution.” Reported in Citizen Times March 27, 2008.

ATSDR – Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, “Toxicological Profile for Mercury.” 1999.

Case, Scot. Government Procurement, “Buying Better Copy Paper.” April 2005.

CDC – Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, “International Chemical Safety Cards: 2,3,7,8-TETRACHLORODIBENZO-p-DIOXIN.” November 26, 2003.

CNAD – Center for a New American Dream Institutional Purchasing Program, “State Copy Paper Survey Results.” February 2005.

Conservatree. Listening Study, “Copier Equipment Experts.” 2003.

EDF – Environmental Defense Fund and Citigroup, “Copy This!” November 2004.

ÉEM - ÉEM, Inc., “Environmental Paper Procurement – Review of Forest Certification Schemes in Canada.” January 2008.

EIA – Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, “Supplemental Tables to the Annual Energy Outlook 2007: Table 26.” February, 2007.

_____2002. “Table 1.2 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel).” 2002

EPA – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “EPA Office of Compliance Sector Notebook: Project Profile of the Pulp and Paper Industry, 2nd Edition.” November 2002.

_____2008. “Municipal Solid Waste: Basic Information.” Last updated January 3, 2008.

_____2008a. “Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator.” Last updated February 11, 2008a.

_____2008b. “Human Related Sources and Sinks and Carbon Dioxide: Carbon Sequestration.” Last Updated February 25, 2008

_____2008c. ”Dioxin: EPA’s Reassessment of Dioxin Health Effects and Estimates of Exposure.” Last updated May 2, 2008.

_____2008d. “Health and Environmental Impacts of NOx.” Last updated May 9, 2008.

EPN – Environmental Paper Network, “Paper Related Statistics.” No date. Accessed April 10, 2008.

_____2007. ”The State of the Paper Industry: Monitoring the Indicators of Environmental Performance.” 2007

FNS – Federal Network for Sustainability, “Greening Federal Copy Paper.” N.d. Accessed on May 5, 2008.

FOE – Friends of the Earth, “Paper Recycling: Exposing the Myths.” November 1997. Accessed on June 9, 2008.Hawken – Hawken, Paul, Amory Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins. Natural Capitalism. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1999. pp 173-174.

Hawkins, Gordon, Business Communications Group. Print Management, section of the Go Green to Keep Your Office in the Black Manual. MassRecycle. June 8, 2007.

Johnson, Brian and Keith Kirby. “Potential Impacts of Genetically Modified Tress on Biodiversity of Forestry Plantations.” The Bioengineered Forest: Challenges for Science and Society, 2004.

Kinsella, Susan. Conservatree, “Factsheet: Buy Recycled!” 2000.

MA DEP – Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, “About Municipal Waste Combustors.” No date. Accessed April 8, 2008.

Manion, Michelle. “Forest Carbon Sequestration." Catalyst. Volume2, Number 3, Fall 2004.

Metafore. Forest Certification Resource Center, “Forest Certification Comparison Matrix.” 2007.

Morrison, Clarke. Citizen Times, “Pollution of Pigeon River protested at Canton mill.” March 2, 2008.

NRDC – Natural Resources Defense Council, “Getting Mercury Out of Paper Production.” September 20, 2006. Accessed June 9, 2008. Available

PaperRap. “Featured Topic: Storage and Handling Tips.” November 2005. Accessed on June 11, 2008.

Pearson, Mary Ann. “Recycling in Ontario Shows the Dark Side of Green.” October 2005. Ontario Society Daylily Newsletter. Accessed on June 10, 2008.

PIAC – Paper Industry Association Council, “2007 Recovered Paper Annual Statistics: Recovery of Printing-Writing Papers.” Accessed April 23, 2008.

Sheperd, Meredith. Environmental Scientist at Louis Berger Group, Inc. Online interview. March 27, 2008.

SMN – Smokey Mountain News, “A Better Future for the Pigeon.” Editorial. January 31, 2007.

UCSM – United States Conference of Mayors, “No More Excuses.” 1999.  

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