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Update in Brief

Restoring Land and Relationships with the Shoshone Tribe

November 30, 2021
AF&PA member Procter & Gamble shares how they’re on the ground working with the Shoshone Tribe to share their story and restore the land to its 1863 condition.

Press Release

AF&PA Responds to House Passage of the Build Back Better Framework

November 19, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in response to the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of the Build Back Better Act framework.

Press Release

American Forest & Paper Association Releases October 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

November 17, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association released its October 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased one percent in October compared to October 2020.

Press Release

AF&PA Commends President Biden on Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

November 15, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in response to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law today.

Update in Brief

Let’s Set the Record Straight. Pizza Boxes are Recyclable.

November 10, 2021
We’re aiming to answer a common question that causes a lot of confusion across the United States: Are pizza boxes recyclable? We’re here to set the record straight. 

Recycling Q&A

What Happens at a Materials Recovery Facility

November 10, 2021
Question: After your recycling is picked up, where does it go? Answer: Once the recycling truck has picked up your paper and other recyclables, it heads over to a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).

Press Release

AF&PA Elects Board of Directors and Welcomes New Members

November 9, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced the election of its new 2022 Board of Directors. AF&PA also welcomed new company, associate and association members.

Press Release

AF&PA Opposes Corporate Tax Increases in Build Back Better Framework

November 5, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in response to the U.S. House of Representative’s Build Back Better Act framework.

Press Release

AF&PA Promotes Elizabeth VanDersarl, Lindsay Murphy and Terry Webber to Vice President Roles

November 2, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced the promotions of Elizabeth VanDersarl to Vice President for Strategy & Operations (formerly Interim Vice President for Government & Industry Affairs); Lindsay Murphy to Vice President of Strategic Communications (formerly Executive Director, Strategic Communications); and Terry Webber to Vice President of Industry Affairs (formerly Executive Director, Packaging).

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Paperboard Packaging Alliance Releases 2021 Student Design Challenge Finalists Promoting Community Relief Organizations

October 29, 2021
The Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) announced winners of its 2021 Student Design Challenge, a student competition to foster awareness and appreciation of paperboard packaging.

Press Release

AF&PA Announces Award-Winning Sustainability Projects

October 28, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced its 2021 Sustainability Award winners. These awards recognize exemplary sustainability programs and initiatives in the paper and wood products manufacturing industry.

Recycling Q&A

Is this Recyclable? Extreme Edition

October 25, 2021
We get a lot of questions about is this recyclable or not. We also see a lot of things put into the recycling bin that might be considered outrageous. Learn the difference between accepted for recycling and recyclable.