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AF&PA Releases Q4 2022 Boxboard Quarterly Report

January 30, 2023
Total Boxboard production in Q4 decreased 3% compared to Q4 2021, but 2022 production was up 1% when compared to the same 12 months of 2021.

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AF&PA Releases Q4 2022 Containerboard Quarterly Report

January 27, 2023
AF&PA released its Q4 2022 Containerboard Quarterly report.  Total Containerboard production decreased 5% when compared to the full year of 2021.

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AF&PA Supports Federal Legislation to Strengthen U.S. Transportation

January 25, 2023
AF&PA supports the SHIP IT Act to alleviate supply chain constraints resulting from challenges related to the ongoing rail labor uncertainties. This bipartisan bill takes a multifaceted approach to build stronger supply chains in the United States.

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AF&PA Releases December 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

January 19, 2023
Total total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 9% in December compared to December 2021 while U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 4% in December compared to the same month last year.

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AF&PA Releases December 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

January 18, 2023
Total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 9% in December compared to December 2021 while U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 4% in December compared to the same month last year.

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Paper & Packaging Caucus Welcomes New U.S. House Leadership

January 13, 2023
The Paper & Packaging Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives, today, announced new bipartisan leadership. Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA-4) and Congressman Lou Correa (D-CA-46) will serve as Co-Chairs representing the U.S. paper and wood products industry.

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AF&PA and AWC Call for Achievable Path to NAAQS Standards

January 6, 2023
The American Forest & Paper Association and American Wood Council are disappointed EPA is proposing to significantly tighten the current NAAQS Standard for particulate matter. Lowering the NAAQS could stifle mill modernization projects that otherwise reduce emissions while keeping the U.S. forest products industry globally competitive and support high-paying jobs.

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AF&PA Releases November 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

December 16, 2022
Total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 1% in November compared to November 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 13% in November compared to the same month last year.

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AF&PA Releases November 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

December 16, 2022
Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in November decreased 9% compared to November 2021. They were down 3% when compared to the same 11 months of 2021

Update in Brief

International Paper Taking Action to Address Period Poverty

November 17, 2022
As a leading producer of pulp, International Paper is helping address period poverty, an issue that impacts 500 million women and girls around the globe. Their work on this issue recently won International Paper an AF&PA Sustainability Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In collaboration with employees and industry partners, IP is donating thousands of period care kits to empower women and improve lives. 

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AF&PA Releases October 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

November 17, 2022
Total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 4% in October compared to October 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 6% in October compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels increased 1% when compared to September 2022.

Recycling Q&A

Are All Boxes Recyclable?

November 9, 2022
Most paperboard can be recycled. Yes, that means cereal boxes, bakery boxes, candy boxes, and much more. Keep your paperboard packaging clean and dry and place it in the recycling bin so it can be turned into new paper products. 
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