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School Related Packaging and Paper

This information helps stewards report using the correct material categories. If you require further assistance determining which category is right for your materials, please use the Materials Tool.

COMMON PRODUCTS

COMPONENTS

TYPICAL WERECYCLE MATERIAL SUBCATEGORIES

REPORTING TIPS

Newspaper, newsletters, and promotional material

 

Newspaper

  • Other Newsprint – Non-CNA/OCNA Members
  • Other Printed Materials
  • Newsprint (Inserts and Circulars)

Report campus or student newspapers under Other Newspapers – Non-CNA/ OCNA Members.

Protective film

  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
  • PLA, PHA, PHB – Plastic Film
  • LDPE or HDPE Film
 

Envelope

  • Other Printed Materials
 

Course selection book / syllabus

N/A

  • Catalogues
  • Other Newsprint – Non-CNA/OCNA Members
  • Newsprint (Inserts and Circulars)

Catalogues printed on newsprint should be reported as Newsprint (Inserts and Circulars) or Other Newsprint - Non-CNA/OCNA Members

Contracts and application forms

N/A

  • Other Printed Materials

 

Complimentary calendar

N/A

  • Other Printed Materials

Please report free calendars distributed to consumers.

Film around textbooks

N/A

  • Plastic Laminates – Non-Beverage
  • PLA, PHA, PHB - Plastic Film
  • LDPE or HDPE Film
 

Diplomas / certificates

Diploma / certificate

  • Other Printed Materials
 

Envelope

  • Other Printed Materials
 

Bristol board, construction paper, craft paper, colouring books, etc.

N/A

  • Paper for General Use
Report purchased paper products in BC and SK only.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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