Partnership Anticipates Saving $45,000 By Using Recycled Paper
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The University of Louisville, Jefferson County Public Schools and Louisville Metro Government announced anticipated savings of as much as $45,000 on paper purchases as a result of their environmental partnership, where the three organizations agreed to jointly purchase recycled-content paper, according to an article in the (Louisville, Ky.) Courier-Journal. The partners bought more than 450,000 reams of paper last year, the article reported. They also anticipate additional savings from their combined-volume contract.
In addition to saving thousands of dollars, local officials said the joint purchasing of recycled content paper could save more than 5,700 trees, 1.6 million kilowatts of electricity, and 2.4 million gallons of water, according to the article.