Sorted Office Paper (SOP)
Sorted Office Paper, as typically generated by offices, should include clean, sorted ledger & writing papers, free of brown grades, cardboard, boxboard, may contain up to 10% groundwood paper fibre content. It should be free of carbon and principally from carbonless copy paper (CCP) / no carbon required (NCR), less than 5% unbleached fibres including manila envelopes and file covers.
Bales shall be compressed into secure uniform bundles. Bale ties may be wire, strapping or appropriate bale cordage (unless otherwise declared by individual buyers).
Bale dimension : ≤ 72”
Weight : Min. 1,000 lbs
Prohibitive Material : ≤ 2%
Total Outthrows : ≤ 5%
Sorted Office Paper can be recycled to make tissue paper and deinked pulp.