• Kyodo News


Government guidelines for the “green purchase” law were revised Friday to reduce the amount of recycled paper that must be used in copiers to 70 percent instead of 100 percent.

The law, which goes into effect April 1, requires government ministries and agencies to use environment-friendly products in designated equipment.

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