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Paper Towels

Last Updated: 06/07/24
Paper Towels

A paper towel is a disposable, absorbent towel made from paper that can be used for drying hands, wiping windows and other surfaces, dusting, and cleaning up spills.

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  • asterisk Federal agencies are required by statute to purchase products as designated or specified under this program.
    asterisk asterisk Federal agencies are required to purchase sustainable products and services meeting EPA’s Recommendations to the maximum extent practicable.
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  • Statutory Requirements
  • CPG CPG opens in new window asterisk
  • (40-100% recovered fiber; including 40-60% postconsumer fiber)

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
  • Green Seal GS-01 Green Seal GS-01 opens in new window
  • Ecologo/UL 175 Ecologo/UL 175 opens in new window

  • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
Guiding Principles
Contributes to meeting The Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings
Additional Guidance
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels

Executive Order (EO) 14057, Catalyzing Clean Energy Industries and Jobs Through Federal Sustainabilityopens in new window, (08 DEC 2021), requires federal agencies to purchase sustainable products and services certified to the standards/ecolabels included in the Recommendations to the maximum extent practicable.

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