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Paper and Cardboard

paperandcardboard_right_bannerSouthland Disposal and City Terrace Recycling market a wide variety of recovered recyclables.

Give us an opportunity to provide you with a proposal for the purchase of your recyclables.

  • Wide variety of containers available
  • Pick up, transportation, recycling, and purchase of recyclables
  • Permanent or Temporary Services
  • Baled or loose materials
  • Set monthly or bi-monthly pay rates

Recyclable Paper Grades

  • Kraft / Cardboard
  • Office Paper
  • Pulp Substitutes
  • Mixed Paper
  • Magazines
  • Newspaper

Listed below are common paper grades used by the recycling industry.

Old cardboard boxes, chip board (soap and food containers), old brown paperbags, etc.

Office Paper
White paper, computer paper, colored paper and brochures.

Pulp Substitute
pre-consumer waste like printer and box production scrap, unprinted bleach sulphite paper, unprinted white envelopes and pie plates.

Mixed Paper
A mixture of all paper grades and has the lowest recyclable value.

Magazine Paper
Has a low value due to glue in the binding process and low quality paper often used.

Recycled Paper Grades

An office recycling program should be designed to collect the majority of available paper. The ideal grade of paper is called “Office Paper #1″. This mixture contains most of the paper found in an office environment while providing the best price.


Computer paper Groundwood (newspaper-quality) computer papers
White/colored paper Neon or Goldenrod colors
Pastel colored paper Deep, dark color tones
Letterhead paper Paper-ream wrappers
Copier paper Adhesive, pressure labels
Sticky-notes (Post-it's) Carbon paper
Carbonless paper (NCR) Magazines / catalogs
Adding machine tapes Coated glossy paper
Flyers & Advertisements Phone books
Interoffice correspondence Newspapers
Envelopes, white or pastel Photos
(with or without plastic windows) Brown Kraft envelopes, button & string envelopes, non-tear, plastic envelopes or peel & seal envelopes
Food packaging: bags, wax paper, plastic or foil
Cups, plates or Styrofoam



  • White paper
  • White letterhead
  • Copier paper
  • Adding machine paper
  • Computer paper
  • White envelopes

*No window envelopes or clasps



  • Color paper
  • Paper-ream wrappers
  • Carbonless (NCR) paper
  • Carbon paper
  • Coated /Glossy paper
  • Magazines or catalogs
  • Phone books
  • Newspapers
  • Photos
  • Tissue or napkins
  • Food packaging: bags, wax paper, plastic, foil
  • Cups, plates or styrofoam