LIST OF EUROPEAN STANDARD TYPES WASTE PAPER

ROUP 1 – ORDINARY GRADES

1.01 – Mixed paper and board, unsorted, but unusable materials removed
A mixture of various grades of paper and board, without restriction on short fibre content.

1.02 – Mixed papers and board (sorted)
A mixture of various qualities of paper and board, containing a maximum of 40% of newspapers and magazines.

1.03 – Grey board
Printed and unprinted white lined and unlined grey board or mixed board, free from corrugated material.

1.04 – Supermarket corrugated paper and board
Used paper and board packaging, containing a minimum of 70% of corrugated board, the rest being solid board and wrapping papers.

1.05 – Old corrugated containers
Used boxes and sheets of corrugated board of various qualities.

1.06 – Unsold magazines
Unsold magazines, with or without glue.

1.06.01 – Unsold magazines without glue
Unsold magazines without glue.

1.07 – Telephone Books
New and used telephone books, with unlimited content of pages coloured in the mass, with and without glue. Shavings allowed.

1.08 – Mixed newspapers and magazines I
A mixture of newspapers and magazines, containing a minimum of 50% of newspapers, with or without glue.

1.09 – Mixed newspapers and magazines II
A mixture of newspapers and magazines, containing a minimum of 60% of newspapers, with or without glue.

1.10 – Mixed magazines and newspapers
A mixture of newspapers and magazines, containing a minimum of 60% of magazines, with or without glue.

1. 11- Sorted graphic paper for deinking
Sorted graphic paper from households, newspapers and magazines, each at a minimum of 40%. The percentage of non- deinkable paper and board should be reduced over time to a maximum level of 1.5%. The actual percentage is to be negotiated between buyer and seller.

GROUP 2 – MEDIUM GRADES

2.01 – Newspapers
Newspapers, containing a maximum of 5% of newspapers or advertisements coloured in the mass.

2.02 – Unsold newspapers
Unsold daily newspapers, free from additional inserts or illustrated material coloured in the mass.

2.02.01 – Unsold newspapers, no flexographic printing allowed
Unsold daily newspapers, free from additional inserts or illustrated material coloured in the mass, strings allowed. No flexographic printed material allowed.

2.03 – Lightly printed white shavings
Lightly printed white shavings, mainly mechanical pulp based paper.

2.03.01- Lightly printed white shavings without glue
Lightly printed white shavings, mainly mechanical pulp based paper, without glue.

2.04 – Heavily printed white shavings
Heavily printed white shavings, mainly mechanical pulp based paper.

2.04.01- Heavily printed white shavings without glue
Heavily printed white shavings, mainly mechanical pulp based paper, without glue.

2.05 – Sorted office paper
Sorted office paper.

2.06 – Coloured letters
Correspondence, in mixed papers coloured in the mass, with or without print, of printing or writing paper. Free from carbon paper and hard covers.

2.07 – White woodfree books
Books, including misprints of books, without hard covers, mainly of woodfree white paper, black printed only. Containing a maximum of 10% of coated paper.

2.08 – Coloured woodfree magazines
Coated or uncoated magazines, white or coloured in the mass, free from non-flexible covers, bindings, nondispersible inks and adhesives, poster papers, labels or label trim. May include heavily printed circulars and coloured in the mass shavings. Containing a maximum of 10% mechanical pulp based papers.

2.11 – Other PE-coated board
Other PE-coated board. May contain unbleached board and paper from board manufacturers and converters.

2.12 – Mechanical pulp based computer print-out
Continuous computer print-out, mechanical pulp based, sorted by colours, may include recycled fibres.

GROUP 3 – HIGH GRADES

3.01 – Mixed lightly coloured printers shavings
Mixed shavings of printing and writing papers, lightly coloured in the mass, containing a minimum of 50% of woodfree paper.

3.02 – Mixed lightly coloured woodfree printer shavings
Mixed shavings of printing and writing papers lightly coloured in the mass, containing a minimum of 90% of woodfree paper.

3.03 – Woodfree binders
White woodfree lightly printed shavings with glue, free from paper coloured in the mass. May contain a maximum of 10% of mechanical pulp based paper.

3.04 – Tear white shavings
White woodfree lightly printed shavings without glue, free from wet-strength paper and paper coloured in the mass.

3.05 – White woodfree letters
Sorted white woodfree writing papers, originating from office records, free from cash books, carbon paper and non-water soluble adhesives.

3.06 – White business forms
White woodfree printed business forms.

3.07 – White woodfree computer print-out
White woodfree computer print- out, free from carbonless paper and glue.

3.08 – Printed bleached sulphate board
Heavily printed sheets of bleached sulphate board, without glue, polycoated or waxed materials.

3.09 – Lightly printed bleached sulphate board
Lightly printed sheets of bleached sulphate board, without glue, polycoated or waxed materials.

3.10 – Multi printing
Woodfree, coated, lightly printed, free from wetstrength paper or paper coloured in the mass.

3.11 – White heavily printed multiply board
New cuttings of heavily printed white multi-ply board, containing woodfree, mechanical or thermo- mechanical pulp plies, but without grey plies.

3.12 – White lightly printed multiply board
New cuttings of lightly printed white multi-ply board, containing woodfree, mechanical or thermo- mechanical pulp plies, but without grey plies.

3.13 – White unprinted multiply board
New cuttings of unprinted white multi-ply board, containing woodfree, mechanical or thermo- mechanical pulp plies, but without grey plies.

3.14 – White newsprint
Shavings and sheets of white unprinted newsprint, free from magazine paper.

3.15 – White mechanical pulp based coated and uncoated paper
Shavings and sheets of white unprinted coated and uncoated mechanical pulp based paper.

3.14 – White newsprint
Shavings and sheets of white unprinted newsprint, free from magazine paper.

3.15 – White mechanical pulp based coated and uncoated paper
Shavings and sheets of white unprinted coated and uncoated mechanical pulp based paper.

3.15.01 – White mechanical pulp based paper containing coated paper
Shavings and sheets of white unprinted mechanical pulp based coated paper.

3.16 – White woodfree coated paper, without glue
Shavings and sheets of white unprinted woodfree coated paper, without glue.

3.17 – White shavings
Shavings and sheets of white unprinted paper, free from newsprint and magazine paper containing a minimum of 60% of woodfree paper; may contain a maximum of 10% of coated paper. Without glue.

3.18 – White woodfree shavings
Shavings and sheets of white unprinted woodfree paper; may contain a maximum of 5% of coated paper. Without glue.

3.18.01 – White woodfree uncoated shavings
Shavings and sheets of white unprinted woodfree paper, free from coated paper. Without glue.

3.19 – Unprinted bleached sulphate board
Unprinted sheets of bleached sulphate board, without glue, polycoated or waxed materials.

GROUP 4 – KRAFT GRADES

4.01 – New shavings of corrugated board
Shavings of corrugated board, with liners of kraft or testliner

4.01.01- Unused corrugated kraft
Unused boxes, sheets and shavings of corrugated board, with kraft liners only, the fluting made from chemical or thermo-chemical pulp.

4.01.02 – Unused corrugating material
Unused boxes, sheets and shavings of corrugated board, with liners of kraft or testliner.

4.02 – Used corrugated kraft I
Used boxes of corrugated board, with kraft liners only, the fluting made from chemical or thermo-chemical pulp.

4.03 – Used corrugated kraft II
Used boxes of corrugated board, with liners of kraft or testliners but having at least one liner made of

4.04 – Used kraft sacks
Clean used kraft sacks. Wet-strength and non wetstrength.

4.04.01- Used kraft sacks with polycoated papers
Clean used kraft sacks. Wet-strength and non wetstrength. May include polycoated papers.

4.05 – Unused kraft sacks
Unused kraft sacks. Wet-strength and non wet-strength.

4.05.01- Unused kraft sacks with polycoated papers
Unused kraft sacks. Wet-strength and non wet-strength, may include polycoated papers.

4.06 – Used kraft
Used kraft paper and board of a natural or white shade.

4.07 – New kraft
Shavings and other new kraft paper and board of a natural shade.

4.08 – New carrier kraft
New carrier kraft, may include wet- strength paper.

GROUP 5 – SPECIAL GRADES

5.01 – Mixed recovered paper and board
Unsorted paper and board, separated at source.

5.02 – Mixed packaging
A mixture of various qualities of used paper and board packaging, free from newspapers and magazines.

5.03 – Liquid board packaging
Used liquid packaging board including used PE-coated liquid packaging board (with or without aluminium content), containing a minimum of 50% by weight of fibres, and the balance being aluminium or coatings.

5.04 – Wrapper kraft
Poly-lined, sprayed, or laminated used kraft. Must not contain bitumen or wax coatings.

5.05 – Wet labels
Used wet labels from wet-strength papers, containing a maximum of 1% glass content, and a maximum of 50% moisture, without other unusable materials.

5.06 – Unprinted white wet- strength woodfree papers
Unprinted white wet-strength woodfree papers.

5.07 – Printed white wet-strength woodfree papers
Printed white wet-strength woodfree papers.

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