Depot ups its recycled content

12 May 2005 – Delray Beach (FL): Office Depot has announced that the paper used in its nearly 1,000 North American copy and print centres was of 26.9 per cent recycled content in 2004, up from an average of 14 per cent in 2003.

Tyler Elm, director of environmental affairs, said: "Office Depot is thrilled to have surpassed our 2004 goal of 20 per cent…the fact that we have reached such a high average so quickly is encouraging and a testament to our commitment to increase the environmental performance of our products and services."