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NCR paper
See "Carbonless copy paper".

Non–Wood Pulp
Pulp made from materials other than wood, for example straw, grasses, bagasse etc.

Nutrients
Generally refers to nitrogen and phosphorus compounds, which act as fertilisers in water systems.

Newsprint
Uncoated paper intended for the web offset, letterpress and flexo printing of newspapers, with grammage usually between 40 and 45 gsm. The fibre stock normally contains a high proportion of mechanical pulp or, more commonly, de–inked pulp.