SORTED WHITE LEDGER (SWL) #40

Consists of uncoated, printed or unprinted sheets, shavings, guillotined books, and cuttings of white groundwood-free ledger, bond, writing, and other paper which has similar fiber and filler content. Prohibitive materials may not exceed 0.5% and outthrows plus prohibitives may not exceed 2%.

TECHNICAL ASPECTS

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.