Scrap Specifications Circular 2018

Copyright © 2018 Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. SCRAP SPECIFICATIONS CIRCULAR 2018 40 Guidelines for Plastic Scrap LDPE Colored Film Description: Any mixture of natural translucent Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE, #4) film and mixed color translucent Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE, #4) film with limited label contamination is acceptable. Films may be coded with ASTM D7611 resin identification code #4, LDPE. All film bundles should be free of free-flowing liquids. Product: LDPE Colored Film Source: Post-Consumer material Contamination: Total contaminants should not exceed 2% by weight. No more than 2% by weight of any of following individual contaminants will be allowed: • Non-polyethylene other plastics; • Labels; • Water. The following contaminants are not allowed at any level (zero percent allowed) • Medical and hazardous waste • Wood • Glass • Oils and Grease • Rocks, stones, mud, dirt • Metallized labels or films • Multi-material pouches • Silicone coated film • Film with oxo or bio-degradable additives • PVDC layers General: Refer to the General Information section for additional information. LDPE Furniture Mix Description: Any mixture of natural Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE, #4) film used for sofa overwrap, bubble wrap, mattress bag and Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE, #4) stretch film and polyethylene thin foam which is white and gray foam backed with LDPE film. Color contribution can be only from the white foam, gray foam backed with LDPE film, and blue mattress bags. The mass shall consist of 70% to 80% LDPE and/or LLDPE films and the remainder polyethylene foam. Films may be coded with ASTM D7611 resin identification code #4, LDPE. All film bundles should be free of free-flowing liquids. Product: LDPE or LLDPE Film Source: Post-Consumer material Contamination: Total contaminants should not exceed 2% by weight. No more than 2% by weight of any of following individual contaminants will be allowed: • Non-polyethylene other plastics; • Labels; • Water. The following contaminants are not allowed at any level (zero percent allowed) • Medical and hazardous waste • Wood • Glass • Oils and Grease • Rocks, stones, mud, dirt • Metallized labels or films • Multi-material pouches • Silicone coated film • Film with oxo or bio-degradable additives • PVDC layers • Acrylic coatings General: Refer to the General Information section for additional information. PE Clear Film Description: Any mix of natural polyethylene, High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE, #2), Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE, #4) or Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE, #4) film, totaling at least 95% clear or natural polyethylene film is accepted. Films may be coded with ASTM D7611 resin identification code. Product: Polyethylene film Source: Post-Consumer or Post-Commercial material Contamination: Total contaminants should not exceed 5% by weight. • Pigmented polyethylene films • Non-polyethylene other plastics such as strapping • Labels, • Liquid residue (2% maximum). The following contaminants are not allowed at any level (zero percent allowed) • Medical and hazardous waste • Wood • Glass • Oils and Grease • Rocks, stones, mud, dirt • Metallized labels or films • Multi-material pouches • Silicone coated film • Film with oxo or bio-degradable additives • PVDC layers • Acrylic coatings General: Refer to the General Information section for additional information. Agricultural Greenhouse Film Films not used on the ground for agriculture or farming. Examples of which may be bale wrap, greenhouse films, dairy bags and bunker silo films which are polyethylene based. Product: Film Contamination: Contaminants not to exceed 20% of non- PE film, dirt, rocks, or moisture. Prohibited Items: NO food, trash, cans, glass, wood, or oil General: Refer to the General Information section for more information. PE Clear Film Description Variances Grade B Grade C 80% clear, up to 20% color, clean and Natural LDPE and/ or LDPE films. 50% clear, 50% color, dry, LDPE or LLDPE Films

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