2019 updates to Part Three of the Guidebook


Section Title Revision
Printed Paper Paper for General Use

Other Printed Materials

Colouring books and activity workbooks previously reported as Paper for General Use in BC and SK are to be reported as Other Printed Materials along with comic books and puzzle books which are designated materials in the four programs.
Paper Packaging Kraft Paper Bags – Point of Sale

Paper Laminates

Laminated Kraft bags provided at point of sale are to be reported under Paper Laminates. Only non-laminated Kraft bags are to be reported under Kraft Paper Bags – Point of Sale.

The definition and examples of the material categories: Kraft Paper Bags – Point of Sale and Paper Laminates have been updated to reflect this.

Plastic Packaging Natural and Synthetic Textiles This material category is intended to capture only natural textiles. The definition of this material category has been updated.
Aluminum Packaging Aluminum Food Containers – Non-Beverage This material category includes non-food aluminum containers. The definition and examples have been updated to reflect this.