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Old corrugated Containers (occ)

OCC #11 is collected through single-stream material recovery facility (MRF) collection systems or is commercial OCC with higher Asian and color content. Consists of corrugated containers having liners of either test liner or kraft. Prohibitive materials may not exceed 1% and outthrows plus prohibitives may not exceed 5%.


Maximum effort will be given to prevent the following prohibited paper categories being mixed in the recovered paper supplies:

  • Contaminated recovered paper and board from hospital

  • Recovered paper and board which have contained chemicals or foodstuffs

  • Covering materials such as paper used for covering furniture during repaired and painting work

Shipped in bales mainly. Assurance of storage and transport conditions that protect against cross-contamination i.e., by hazardous substances or bad odor. Supplied bales will be labeled with an agreed supplier code PS standards for paper stock.

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