Waste Grades
Waste Type:  
Waste Grade:  
Manifold Coloured Ledger
AS-39
Consists of sheets and trim of new (industrially generated) printed or unprinted coloured or white groundwood free paper used in the manufacturing of manifold forms, continuous forms, data forms, and other printed pieces such as sales literature and catalogues. All stock must be uncoated and free of non impact printing.  A percentage of carbonless paper is allowable.

Prohibitive Materials may not exceed:   ½ of 1%
Total Outthrows may not exceed:   2%
   
End Use: Tissue, Fine Papers, White Top Board
Sorted White Ledger
AS-40
Consists of printed or unprinted sheets, shavings, guillotined books, quire waste, and cuttings of white groundwood free ledger, bond, writing paper, and all other papers which have a similar fibre and filler content. This grade must be free of treated, coated, padded, or heavily printed stock.

Prohibitive Materials may not exceed:  ½ of 1%
Total Outthrows may not exceed:  2%

Note: Some mills will not accept shredded SWL if stored in open areas. Shredding can also camouflage prohibitive materials.
   
End Use: Tissue, White Top Board, Printing and Writing
Manifold White Ledger
AS-41
Sheets and trim of new (industrially generated) printed or unprinted white groundwood free paper used in the manufacturing of manifold forms, continuous forms, data forms, and other printed pieces such as sales literature and catalogues. All stock must be uncoated and free of non impact printing. A percentage of carbonless paper is allowable.

Prohibitive Materials may not exceed:  ½ of 1%
Total Outthrows may not exceed:   2%

End Use: Tissue, White Top Board,
Printing and Writing
Computer Printout
AS-42
Consists of white groundwood free paper in forms manufactured for use in data processing machines. This grade may contain coloured stripes and/or impact or non-impact (e.g. laser) computer printing and may contain not more than 5% of groundwood in the pack. All stock must be untreated and uncoated.

Prohibitive Materials:   None permitted
Total Outthrows may not exceed:   2%

End Use: Tissue, White Top Board,
Printing and Writing
Coated Book Stock
AS-43
Consists of coated groundwood free papers, printed or unprinted in sheets, shavings, guillotined books and cuttings. A reasonable percentage of papers containing fine groundwood may be included.

Prohibitive Materials:     None permitted
Total Outthrows may not exceed:    2%

End Use: Newsprint, White
Top Board, Fine Paper
Coated Groundwood Sections
AS-44
Consists of new printed, coated groundwood papers in sheets, sections, shavings or guillotined books. This grade shall not include news quality groundwood papers.

Prohibitive Materials:    None permitted
Total Outthrows may not exceed:   2%

End Use: Newsprint, Tissue
Printed Bleached Board Cutting
AS-45
Consists of groundwood free printed bleached board cuttings, free from misprint sheets, cartons, wax, greaseproof lamination, gilt and inks, adhesives or coatings that are insoluble.

Prohibitive Materials may not exceed:   ½ of 1%
Total Outthrows may not exceed:  2%

End Use: Fine Papers, White Top Board
Misprint Bleached Board
AS-46
Consists of groundwood free misprint sheets and cartons of bleached board, free from wax, greaseproof lamination, gilt and inks, adhesives or coatings that are insoluble.

Prohibitive Materials:   1%
Total Outthrows may not exceed:   2%

Note: Bleached sulphate pulp is increasingly being substituted by bleached thermal mechanical pulp. Whilst this gives packaging advantages, the pulp brightness is lower (70 GE+) and less attractive as a fully bleached pulp substitute. Consequently the value is less and may be rejected without prior approval.

End Use: Fine Papers, White Top Board
Unprinted Bleached Board
AS-47
Consists of groundwood free unprinted bleached board cuttings, sheets or rolls, free from wax, greaseproof lamination or adhesives or coatings that are insoluble.

Prohibitive Materials:   None permitted
Total Outthrows may not exceed:  1%

End Use: Board, Fine Papers
#1 Bleach Cup Stock
AS-48
Consists of groundwood free unprinted bleached board cuttings, sheets or rolls, free from wax, greaseproof lamination or adhesives or coatings that are insoluble.

Prohibitive Materials:   None permitted
Total Outthrows may not exceed:  1%

End Use: Board, Fine Papers