Ever wonder about the type of paper you can recycle? Here’s a handy guide for the grades of recyclable paper we buy at Texas Recycling:
1. HARD WHITES
Uncoated, unprinted groundwood free bond type white paper.
2. MANIFOLD WHITE LEDGER
Pre-consumer uncoated, printed or unprinted groundwood free bond type white paper.
3. SORTED WHITE LEDGER
Post-consumer uncoated, printed or unprinted groundwood free bond type white paper. Laser print, paper clips and staples are acceptable.
4. PRINTERS MIX
Uncoated or coated, printed or unprinted, white or colored bond type paper. No beater dyed colors. No kraft. No poly coatings.
5. SORTED OFFICE WASTE
White or colored bond type paper typically from an office. No kraft paper. No magazines or newspapers. Paper clips and staples are acceptable.
6. PLASTIC WINDOW ENVELOPES
Pre-consumer envelopes with plastic windows. No rubber glue or pressure sensitive adhesives. No kraft envelopes.
7. MIXED PAPER
A mixture of various grades of paper. No poly coatings. No wet strength paper
New or used corrugated cartons. No wet strength. No wax. No plastic or other non paper items.