FAC Number: 2022-08
Effective Date: 10/28/2022

52.204-4 Printed or Copied Double-Sided on Postconsumer Fiber Content Paper.

As prescribed in 4.303 , insert the following clause:

Printed or Copied Double-Sided on Postconsumer Fiber Content Paper (May 2011)

      (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-

      Postconsumer fiber means-

           (1) Paper, paperboard, and fibrous materials from retail stores, office buildings, homes, and so forth, after they have passed through their end-usage as a consumer item, including: used corrugated boxes; old newspapers; old magazines; mixed waste paper; tabulating cards; and used cordage; or

           (2) All paper, paperboard, and fibrous materials that enter and are collected from municipal solid waste; but not

           (3) Fiber derived from printers’ over-runs, converters’ scrap, and over-issue publications.

      (b) The Contractor is required to submit paper documents, such as offers, letters, or reports that are printed or copied double-sided on paper containing at least 30 percent postconsumer fiber, whenever practicable, when not using electronic commerce methods to submit information or data to the Government.

(End of clause)

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