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.
This category normally consists 100% POST-CONSUMER MATERIAL according to FSC® STD 40.007.
The content of all supplies meet the definitions and the descriptions given in the CEPI EN643 standard
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 hospitals
Recovered paper and board which have contained chemicals or food products
Covering materials such as paper used for covering furniture during repaired and painting work
Old archives from libraries, offices etc., if they contain PCBs
Assurance of storage and transport conditions which protect against cross contamination i.e. by hazardous substances or bad odor
Supplied bales will be labelled with an agreed supplier code, which is typically a 3-digit number sprayed on bales or on a label attached to the trailer side of bale