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1 Packaging and Printed Paper to be Collected from Households and at s The following table sets out packaging and printed paper () to be in Multi-Material British Columbia s (MMBC) Stewardship Plan when it launches in May This list is intended to provide information to municipalities, private companies and not-for-profit organizations that are considering accepting the market-clearing price financial incentive to provide services under contract to MMBC. The list in its current form is not intended as the basis for communications to residents. MMBC will be developing a resident education and communications strategy that will build on the list below. Criteria to Include in the Collection System Answers to questions 1 to 4 must each be yes and the answer to either 5a) i) or 5a) ii) must be yes to include a type of in the list of to be collected. 1. Is there end-market demand for the? 2. If yes a. Is the end-market demand sufficient to absorb the quantity of expected to be collected from BC households? 3. If yes a. Is there processing capability to prepare the to meet the end-market specifications? 4. If yes a. Does the processor(s) have capacity to manage the quantity of expected to be collected from BC households? 5. If yes a. Can the be sorted effectively from other so as not to compromise the marketability of already in the? i. If yes Can the be collected effectively by commingling with other in the? ii. If no Can the be collected effectively in a manner which avoids commingling with other? 1

2 under and in Residential under Schedule 5 Reason for Exclusion Examples of Accepted Examples of Accepted PRINTED PAPER Newspapers Daily and community newspapers Newspaper Inserts Magazines Catalogues Newsprint advertising inserts and flyers Daily, weekly, monthly magazines; travel or promotional magazines Retailer product catalogues; automotive and real estate guides/catalogues Telephone Directories Phone books; newsprint directories Hardcover Books No Hardcover books Paperback Books No Paperback books Other Printed Media Residential Printed Paper Miscellaneous Printed Papers PAPER PACKAGING epads; loose leaf paper; non-foil gift wrap White or coloured paper for general use, printers and copiers Blank and printed envelops; greeting cards Old Corrugated Containers (OCC) Grocery store/liquor store boxes; pizza boxes 1 While the majority of diverted is collected in dedicated recycling s, some local governments accept specific types of, such as soiled paper packaging, in organic waste programs. MMBC will undertake research to determine the quantity of in organic waste programs. 2

3 Waxed Old Corrugated Containers under and No No Old Boxboard (OBB) Wet Strength Boxboard Moulded Pulp in Residential under Schedule 5 Reason for Exclusion Examples of Accepted Examples of Accepted Contaminant in OCC Cereal boxes; shoe boxes; tissue boxes; paper towel and toilet paper tubes; detergent boxes Carrier boxes for soft drink containers; some frozen food paper packaging Egg cartons; formed coffee take put trays; paper based flower pots Kraft Papers Paper bags Paper Cup (hot) (polycoated liner) Paper Cup (hot) (biodegradable liner) Non-foam paper cups Non-foam paper cups Paper Cup (cold) (waxed) Non-foam paper cups Paper Cup (cold) (2-sided polycoated) Non-foam paper cups Polycoated Milk Cartons Milk, soy, rice milk and cream cartons Aseptic Containers Milk, soy, rice milk, cream, soup, broth and sauce containers, typically about 1 litre in size Polycoated Boxboard Some frozen food packaging Multi-laminated Paper Packaging Microwavable paper containers; paper bowls/cups for soup Corrugated cardboard containers coated with wax which are used for products packed wet or with ice 3

4 under and in Residential under Schedule 5 Reason for Exclusion Examples of Accepted Examples of Accepted GLASS PACKAGING Clear Liquor Glass No Deposit containers Coloured Liquor Glass No Deposit containers Clear Beer Glass No Deposit containers Coloured Beer Glass No Deposit containers Refillable Beer Glass No Deposit containers Clear Bottles and Jars (non-beverage) Coloured Bottles and Jars (non-beverage) METAL PACKAGING if segregated from other if segregated from other Steel Cans (non-beverage) Food containers; ketchup bottles; pickle jars;; jam and jelly containers; cosmetic jars Cooking oils; vinegar bottles; cosmetic containers Steel dog food and vegetable cans; metal lids and closures Steel Paint Cans No Steel paint cans Steel Aerosol Cans Food spray cans; solvent spray cans Spiral Wound Cans (steel ends) Spiral wound containers for frozen juice, chips, cookie dough, coffee, nuts Steel Gas Cylinders No Steel gas cylinders Aluminum Beverage Cans No Deposit containers 4

5 Aluminum Cans (nonbeverage) under and Aluminum Aerosol Cans Aluminum Foil and Foil Containers Bimetal Containers/Aerosols PLASTIC PACKAGING PETE (#1) PETE Bottles (nonbeverage) in Residential under Schedule 5 Reason for Exclusion Examples of Accepted Examples of Accepted Cat food and other food cans PETE Jars PETE Clamshells PETE Trays Air freshener, deodorant and hairspray containers; food spray cans; wax and polish spray cans Foils wrap; pie plates; aluminum food trays Lubricating oil spray cans; insulating foam spray cans; pesticide spray cans Salad dressing bottles; edible oil bottles; dish soap or mouthwash bottles; window cleaners Peanut butter containers; wide-mouth jars for nuts Bakery trays; pre-made fruit and salad packages; egg cartons Single serve meals; deli and bakery items; housewares and hardware products PETE Tubs & Lids Plastic lids for some containers PETE Cold Drink Cups Take out drink cups PETE Films No No Contaminant in #2 and #4 films Non-packaging films such as X-ray, video and photographic films, PET-G (all) No No Contaminant in bottle Packaging with moulded grips; shrink 5

6 PLASTIC PACKAGING - HDPE (#2) HDPE Bottles (nonbeverage) under and HDPE Jars HDPE Pails <25 litres HDPE Trays HDPE Tubs & Lids in Residential under Schedule 5 Reason for Exclusion Examples of Accepted Examples of Accepted and thermoform PET labels Shampoo bottles, milk jugs; spring water containers; bleach containers; vinegar containers; windshield washer fluid containers; pill bottles Personal care products; pharmaceuticals, vitamin and supplements containers Laundry detergent, ice cream pails Single serve meals; deli and bakery items; housewares and hardware products Plastic lids for spreads and dairy containers HDPE Planter Pots Plastic garden pots HDPE Films PLASTIC PACKAGING - PVC (#3) PVC Bottles Some retail bags; some frozen vegetable bags Water bottles; travel sized personal and hair care product bottles; household and automotive liquids containers PVC Jars Peanut butter containers Pails for lubricants 6

7 under and in Residential under Schedule 5 Reason for Exclusion Examples of Accepted Examples of Accepted PVC Trays Housewares and hardware products PVC Tubs & Lids Plastic lids for some containers PVC Films No No PLASTIC PACKAGING - LDPE (#4) LDPE Bottles (nonbeverage) Contaminant in #2 and #4 films Hygienic, cosmetics and hair care containers LDPE Jars Cosmetics containers LDPE Tubs & Jars LDPE/LLDPE Films LDPE Cushion Packaging No No PLASTIC PACKAGING - PP (#5) PP Bottles (non-beverage) Difficult to separate and contributes to crosscontamination of other materials Plastic lids for spreads and dairy containers Grocery bags; newspaper bags; dry cleaning bags; bread bags; frozen vegetable bags; soft drink case overwrap; garden product bags; paper towel over-wrap; diaper and feminine hygiene product outer bags Butter and margarine containers; translucent squeeze bottles; travel sized personal and hair care product bottles PP Jars Cosmetics containers Layer in laminated films, cigarette package wrap Stretch film Bubble packaging 7

8 under and in Residential under Schedule 5 Reason for Exclusion Examples of Accepted Examples of Accepted PP Clamshells Hinged containers e.g. sanitary wipes PP Trays PP Tubs & Lids Single serve meals; deli and bakery items; housewares and hardware products Large yogurt tubs; kitty litter containers; ice cream containers PP Cold Drink Cups Some cold drink cups PP Planter Pots Garden planter pots PP Cushion Packaging No No PP Films No No PLASTIC PACKAGING - PS (#6) PS Bottles (non-beverage) PS Clamshells (rigid) Difficult to separate and contributes to crosscontamination of other materials Contaminant in #2 and #4 films Pharmaceuticals, vitamin and supplements containers Clear clamshell containers such as berry, muffin and sandwich containers PS Clamshells (EPS) Egg cartons PS Trays (rigid) Clear rigid trays used for deli foods PS Trays/Plates (EPS) Deli and take-out food trays PS Meat Trays (EPS) White and coloured meat trays PS Tubs & Lids (rigid) Dairy product tubs and lids Bubble wrap; courier packaging Lumber wrap 8

9 PS Tubs & Lids (high impact) under and in Residential under Schedule 5 Reason for Exclusion Examples of Accepted Examples of Accepted Single serve yogurt containers PS Cold Drink Cups (rigid) Clear rigid plastic drink cups PS Hot Drink Cups (EPS) Foam drink cups PS Planter Pots Some garden pots and trays PS Cushion Packaging (EPS) PS Films No No PLASTIC PACKAGING - OTHER (#7) PLA Bottles (nonbeverage) No No PLA Clamshells No No PLA Cold Drink Cups No No PHA Bottles No No Multi-laminated Juice/Drink Pouches No Contaminant in #2 and #4 films Insufficient information to confirm processing capability and capacity Insufficient information to confirm processing capability and capacity Insufficient information to confirm processing capability and capacity Contaminant in recyclable plastics White foam cushion packaging used for appliances, computers, TVs, printers Foam packaging peanuts Shrink wrap around PET and HDPE bottles; floral wrap Personal care, health, cosmetic, hair care, pharmaceutical, vitamin and supplements bottles and jars; travel size personal care products containers; condiments and squeeze bottles Hinged containers for deli meats, salads, sandwiches and single serve meals Dispensed single serve clear cold beverage cups with domed or flat lids (with or without straw-ports) Some water bottles Beverages in stand-up pouches 9

10 Multi-laminated Plastic Packaging under and No No EVOH Films No No Other 2 Bottles (nonbeverage) Other Jars Other Clamshells Other Trays Other Tubs & Lids Other Cold Drink Cups Other Planter Pots Other Cushion Packaging No No in Residential under Schedule 5 Reason for Exclusion Examples of Accepted Examples of Accepted Contaminant in recyclable plastics Contaminant in #2 and #4 films Difficult to separate and contributes to crosscontamination of other materials Bottles without a resin code or with resin code # 7 Jars without a resin code or with resin code # 7 Clamshells without a resin code or with resin code # 7 Trays without a resin code or with resin code # 7 Tubs & lids without a resin code or with resin code # 7 Cold drink cups without a resin code or with resin code # 7 Planter pots without a resin code or with resin code # 7 Plastic packaging that includes one or more barrier layers and/or is comprised of layers of different resins Barrier layer in laminated films Cushion packaging without a resin code or with resin code # 7 Other Films No No Contaminant in #2 and Films without a resin code or with resin 2 Other plastic packaging is typically: manufactured from a combination of recycled resins; manufactured with a barrier layer; or, lacking a resin code mark. 10

11 under and in Residential under Schedule 5 Reason for Exclusion Examples of Accepted Examples of Accepted #4 films code # 7 PLASTIC PACKAGING COMPOSITE Sealed/blister packaging No No Contaminant in recyclable plastics Packaging with a boxboard or foil backing attached to a plastic cover molded to contain the product 11

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