143-58.3. Purchase of recycled paper and paper products; goals.

In furtherance of the State policy, it is the goal of the State that each department, institution, agency, community college, and local school administrative unit purchase paper and paper products with recycled content according to the following schedule:

(1) At least ten percent (10%) by June 30, 1994;

(2) At least twenty percent (20%) by June 30, 1995;

(3) At least thirty-five percent (35%) by June 30, 1996; and

(4) At least fifty percent (50%) by June 30, 1997, and the end of each subsequent fiscal year,

of the total amount spent for the purchase of paper and paper products during that fiscal year. (1993, c. 256, s. 2.)