Waste Grades
Waste Type:  
Waste Grade:  
Mixed Paper
AS-1
Consists of a baled clean, sorted mixture of various qualities of paper not limited as to the type or percentage of fibre content.

Prohibitive Materials may not exceed:   3%

End Use: Fluting Board
Soft Mixed Paper
AS-2
Consists of a mixture of various qualities of paper with a minimum content of 35% old newspapers and inserts with no limit as to other fibre content or type of baling.

Prohibitive Materials may not exceed:   2%
Total Outthrows may not exceed:   10%

End Use: Multi-Layer Board
Hard Mixed Paper
AS-3
Consists of a mixture of various qualities of paper and paperboard with a minimum content of 35% corrugated and folding carton boards with no limit as to other fibre content or type of baling.

Prohibitive Materials may not exceed:   2%
Total Outthrows may not exceed:   10%

Prohibitives include plastic, glass, metal; non water soluble coated paper; Hard bound or hard covered paper; Deep or intensive coloured business stationery; Window-face envelopes; Food items; Protrusibles (including 0.03% EPB Prohibitives)

End Use: Fluting Board and Test Liner
Box Board Cuttings
AS-4
Consists of baled new cuttings of paperboard used in the manufacture of folding paper cartons, set-up boxes and similar boxboard products.

Prohibitive Materials may not exceed:      ½ of 1%
Total Outthrows may not exceed:             2%
       
End Use: Duplex Board
Mill Wrappers
AS-5
Consists of baled paper used as outside wrap for rolls, bundles or skids of finished paper.

Prohibitive Materials may not exceed:   ½ of 1%
Total Outthrows may not exceed:   3%
   

End Use:Test Liner Medium
News
AS-6
Consists of baled newspapers as typically generated from newsdrives and curbside collections.

Note: Normally from MRF's and unsorted kerbside.

Newspapers, Coated Papers:  85%
White Unbound Office and other papers:  10%
Board Outthrows:  3%
Corrugated board, boxboard, non water soluble coated papers, telephone directories, hard-bound business papers

Prohibitives:   2%
Plastic, glass, metal; non water soluble coated paper; Hard bound or hard covered paper; Deep or intensive coloured business stationery; Window-face envelopes; Food items; Protrusibles (including 0.03% EPB Prohibitives)
   
End Use: Duplex Board
Special News
A-7
Consists of baled sorted, fresh newspapers, not sunburned, free from paper other than news, containing not more than the normal percentage of rotogravure and coloured sections.

Note: This grade is not commonly quoted with (8) preferred.

Newspapers, Coated Papers:   90%
White Unbound Office and other papers:   7%
Board Outthrows:   2%
Corrugated board, boxboard, non water soluble coated papers, telephone directories, hard-bound business papers

Prohibitives:  1%
Plastic, glass, metal; non water soluble coated paper; Hard bound or hard covered paper; Deep or intensive coloured business stationery; Window-face envelopes; Food items; Protrusibles (including 0.03% EPB Prohibitives)
   
End Use: Newsprint, Duplex Board
Special News De-Ink Quality
AS-8
Consists of baled sorted, fresh newspapers, not sunburned, paper containing not more than the normal percentage of rotogravure, printing and approved office papers.

Newspapers, Coated Papers:   93%
White Unbound Office Papers:  6%
Board Outthrows:    ½%
Corrugated board, boxboard, non water soluble coated papers, telephone directories, hard-bound business papers

Prohibitives:   ½%
Plastic, glass, metal; non water soluble coated paper; Hard bound or hard covered paper; Deep or intensive coloured business stationery; Window-face envelopes; Food items; Protrusibles (including 0.03% EPB Prohibitives)
   
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End Use: Newsprint, Duplex Board, Tissue
European Deink 70/30 News
A-9
Newspapers, Coated Papers:   70%
White Unbound Office and other papers:   26%
Board Outthrows:   3%
Corrugated board, boxboard, non water soluble coated papers, telephone directories, hard-bound business papers

Prohibitives:   1%
Plastic, glass, metal; non water soluble coated paper; Hard bound or hard covered paper; Deep or intensive coloured business stationery; Window-face envelopes; Food items; Protrusibles (including 0.03% EPB Prohibitives)    

End Use:  Newsprint, Duplex Board
Over Issue News
AS-9
Consists of unused, overrun newspapers printed on newsprint, baled or securely tied in bundles, containing not more than the normal percentage of rotogravure and coloured sections.

Prohibitive Materials: None permitted
Total Outthrows:  None permitted
   
End Use: Newsprint, Duplex Board, Tissue