'A R Shaw' request-471601-
28th March 2018
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Dear Sir / Madam,
Please find below our response to your request for information, FOI_6746
1) The total amount of reams of paper
1 & 2: The paper is supplied as part of a full
used by the authority in the last 12
managed service provided by Xerox, under Agilisys
2) The amount of expenditure on
Expenditure is available via Council’s website.
printing, photocopying, and consumables
The amount printed is estimated at 19m sheets per
for internal purposes. We are not
interested in the amount of expenditure
for printing of publications for external
3 – The paper that is recycled from council offices is
mixed in with the paper collections from Wigan
3) The amount of recycling of paper from
residents so we are unable to give an exact figure as
we don’t weigh individual bins.
4) Does the local authority have a target
to reduce the use of paper - if so what is
4: The Council has a strong focus on digital,
the current progress?
automated service delivery and also has a paper lite
5) Does the local authority have a target
accreditation award for those services which reduce
to reduce their carbon footprint - if so
the amount of paper they use in service delivery.
what is the current progress?
5 Not at the moment however this is a piece of work
we are currently progressing.
Yours faithfully Freedom of Information
Legal and Democratic Services
Assistant Director Legal - Mr. B. Whitworth
Wigan Council, Legal Services, Town Hall, Library Street, Wigan, WN1 1YN
Phone : (01942) 244991 Fax : (01942) 827093
DX 702075 WIGAN 2