Title 37
Public Property and Works

Chapter 2
State Purchases

R.I. Gen. Laws § 37-2-76.1

§ 37-2-76.1. Additional definitions.

For the purposes of § 37-2-76:

(1) “Office paper products” means any paper used by the state for the purpose of writing, printing, copying, and/or typing, including, but not limited to, computer, bond, xerographic, forms and/or duplicator paper, envelopes, business cards, index cards, and writing pads, either white or colored.

(2) “Post-consumer content” means those materials generated by a business or consumer which have served their intended end uses and which have been separated or diverted from solid waste. Printer’s waste, lathe wastes, and other wastes generated during production of an end product and undistributed finished products are not “post-consumer content”.

(3) “Preconsumer content” means any material generated during any steps in the production of an end product, but does not include any waste material or by product that can be reused or has been normally reused within the same plant or another plant of the same parent company.

(4) “Recycled product” shall mean a product containing preconsumer content and post-consumer content.

History of Section.
P.L. 1993, ch. 402, § 2.