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Find the right LCI database references for paper, recovered paper, packaging paper, corrugated board and cartonboard

Product in database (reference) Explanation
Paper
Graphic paper, 100% recycled Paper with inklines added to them (for math, etc.)
Paper, newsprint, paper production, recycled Production of newsprint paper with the use of deinked pulp (waste paper). New woodpulp input still used as well
Paper, newsprint, paper production, virgin Production of newsprint paper without the use of deinked pulp (waste poaper)
Paper, woodcontaining, lightweight coated Most of the magazines and journals are made from this type of coated paper
Paper, woodcontaining, supercalendred Uncoated paper with a highly glazed finish due to a paper-pressing process (as a side-effect it therefore also makes the paper thinner)
Paper, woodfree, coated, paper production, at integrated mill Most of paper used for printing or graphic design. Also known as 'fine paper', with a coating of kaolin or calcium carbonate. Made from at least 90% from chemical pulp (10% can still be woodpulp)pulp and paper mill at one site
Paper, woodfree, coated, paper production, at non-integrated mill Most of paper used for printing or graphic design. Also known as 'fine paper', with a coating of kaolin or calcium carbonate. Made from at least 90% from chemical pulp (10% can still be woodpulp). Only paper mill, pulp mill located elsewhere (pulp plant)
Paper, woodfree, uncoated, paper production, at integrated mill Most of the office papers are this type of paper. Also known as 'fine paper'. Made from at least 90% from chemical pulp which is pulpwood with lignin removed (10% can still be woodpulp). Copier, stationary, wood, book and business form paper. Pulp and paper mill at one site. Recycling content is available, but only with non-integrated mill process
Paper, woodfree, uncoated, paper production, at non-integrated mill Most of the office papers are this type of paper. Also known as 'fine paper'. Made from at least 90% from chemical pulp which is pulpwood with lignin removed (10% can still be woodpulp). Copier, stationary, wood, book and business form paper. Only paper mill, pulp mill located elsewhere (pulp plant)
Printed paper, offset Coated, woodfree paper onto which ink is pressed using a synthetic rubber press
Tissue paper Tissue, toilet, etc. paper (bleached)
Recovered paper
Waste paper, sorted This includes efforts for sorting collected paper (energy & materials), the treatment of waste fractions plus subsequent transport to a paper production site
Waste paper, unsorted Only includes municipal waste collection service (Transport)
Packaging paper
Kraft paper, bleached Strong, smooth wrapping paper, from which most of the lignin is removed, with a white colour due to bleaching
Kraft paper, unbleached Strong, smooth wrapping paper, from which most of the lignin is removed, with a brown colour
Paper, melanine impregnated, bleached Lamination paper, often used to laminate particle- or fibreboards (for furniture, decorative panels, flooring, etc.), with a white colour due to bleaching
Paper, melanine impregnated, unbleached Lamination paper, often used to laminate particle- or fibreboards (for furniture, decorative panels, flooring, etc.), with a brown colour
Corrugated Board is unavailable in Ecoinvent, but corrugated board box is available.
Corrugated board box The corrugated board box consists for 34% of a fluting medium, 65% of a linerboard, and 1% of other minor inputs.
Cartonboard box: For cartonboard boxes, the production line differs for 'offset printing' (generally small series) and 'gravure printing' (generally large series). The latter refers to a 'modern plant with thermal combustion of the waste air using natural gas firing'.
Carton board box production service, with gravure printing This is only the production process, without the material input. Contains printing ink, packaging factory and solvents (plus heat/electricity)
Carton board box production service, with offset printing This is only the production process, with a very small amount of 'paper, woodfree, coated' as the material input. Contains printing ink, packaging factory and solvents (plus heat/electricity)
solid unbleached board production This cartonboard type is made from unbleached chemical pulp and therefore is usually brown. For a lot of applications a white coating is added. Used in applications with high strength and good wet strength properties, like canning and bottling applications
solid bleached board production This cartonboard type is made from bleached chemical pulp and therefore is usually white. For a lot of applications a white coating is added. Used in applications with high strength and good wet strength properties, like canning and bottling applications
Folding board box (FBB)/Chipboard Consists for 86% out of waste paperboard (recycled content)