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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

PART 3. STATE PROGRAMS [42000 - 42999]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 15. Newsprint [42750 - 42791]

  ( Chapter 15 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. )

ARTICLE 1. Definitions [42750 - 42756]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. )

42750.
  

“Consumer of newsprint” means a person who uses newsprint in a commercial printing operation or in a commercial publishing operation.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. Effective March 30, 1990.)

42752.
  

“Deink” or “deinking old newspapers” means a process in which old newspaper is mixed with water, the paper fibers are separated to form a paper pulp, and the pulp is cleaned to remove contaminants.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. Effective March 30, 1990.)

42753.
  

“Newsprint” means uncoated paper, whether supercalendered or machine finished, of the type generally used for, but is not limited to, the publication of newspapers, commercial advertising inserts, directories, or commercial advertising mailers, which is made primarily from mechanical woodpulps combined with some chemical woodpulp. “Newsprint” includes paper made from old newspapers which have been deinked, using the recycled pulp in lieu of virgin pulp. “Newsprint” includes all grades of paper sold as newsprint, supercalendered (SC) uncoated groundwood, or machine finished (MF) uncoated groundwood.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. Effective March 30, 1990.)

42754.
  

“Old newspaper” or “recovered newspaper” means any newsprint which is separated from other types of solid waste or collected separately from other types of solid waste and made available for reuse in making new newsprint, and which meets quality standards for use as a raw material in the manufacture of a new paper product.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. Effective March 30, 1990.)

42755.
  

“Post consumer waste paper” means a finished material which would normally be disposed of as a solid waste, having completed its life cycle as a consumer item, including, but not limited to, printing plant waste paper.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. Effective March 30, 1990.)

42756.
  

“Recycled-content newsprint” means newsprint in which not less than 40 percent of its fiber consists of post consumer waste paper.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 35, Sec. 23. Effective March 30, 1990.)

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