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Öko-Bürobox

English translation: eco filing box

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German term or phrase:Öko-Bürobox
English translation:eco filing box
Entered by: Deborah Shannon
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15:41 Jan 19, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Environment & Ecology / office supplies
German term or phrase: Öko-Bürobox
Aufzählung umweltfreundlicher Büromaterialien in Tabelle.
heimo
Local time: 00:32
recycled filing box
Explanation:
If you get the feeling that it's made from recycled card, the above suggestion might fit.

Another possibility is a recycled desk tidy (i.e. made from recycled plastic)

Maybe others have more certain knowledge!
Selected response from:

Deborah Shannon
Germany
Local time: 00:32
Grading comment
I will use eco-filing-box, as Mark suggested.
Thanks everybody!!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +1recycled filing box
Deborah Shannon


  

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30 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
recycled filing box


Explanation:
If you get the feeling that it's made from recycled card, the above suggestion might fit.

Another possibility is a recycled desk tidy (i.e. made from recycled plastic)

Maybe others have more certain knowledge!

Deborah Shannon
Germany
Local time: 00:32
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 34
Grading comment
I will use eco-filing-box, as Mark suggested.
Thanks everybody!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Mark Mulder: I would say Eco filing box, öko doesn't have to mean the material was recycled, just that it's produced ecologically.
24 mins
  -> Sounds eminently reasonable, on reflection - the vaguer, the better, Heimo

neutral  Ineke Hardy: I agree with Mark
27 mins

agree  jccantrell: agree with Mark==it might also mean that it biodegrades AFTER its useful life in the office!
1 hr
  -> Also true! Thanks for your feedback everyone - why not offer your alternative answers?
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May 16, 2005 - Changes made by Deborah Shannon:
Field (specific)(none) » Environment & Ecology


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