Better Practices, Better Planet 2020
AF&PA members are committed to preserving and growing the economic contributions of the industry and its individual companies to society; fostering the well-being of their communities; promoting sustainable manufacturing practices; energy generation and conservation; and fiber procurement measures that protect the environment; and, ensuring our resources will be as available for future generations as they are today. These sustainable practices are the foundation of our industry.
The Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 sustainability initiative includes one of the most extensive sets of sustainability goals established for a U.S. manufacturing industry.
Domtar eliminated materials being sent to landfill by creating K-Lime, a substitute for traditional fertilizer that consists of byproducts of their manufacturing process. K-Lime is all natural and works better than traditional fertilizer, with farmers reporting higher crop yields, and is provided by Domtar to farmers at a third of the cost.