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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.

Industry Take

National Forest Products Week Celebrates Essential People and Products

October 20, 2021
During National Forest Products Week, the American Forest & Paper Association celebrates the essential people who make sustainable products used by Americans each and every day.

Press Release

AF&PA Names Eric Steiner as Vice President of Government Affairs

October 18, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association announced Eric Steiner as its Vice President of Government Affairs.

Press Release

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

October 18, 2021
According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased four percent in September compared to September 2020. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers decreased one percent in September compared to the same month last year.

Press Release

National Forest Products Week Shines a Spotlight on People in the Forest Products Industry

October 18, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Heidi Brock issued a press statement in celebration of the 61st anniversary of National Forest Products Week.

Press Release

American Forest & Paper Association Releases Q3 2021 Boxboard Monthly Report

October 15, 2021
Total Boxboard production in Q3 increased six percent compared to Q3 2020. It was up two percent when compared to the same nine months of 2020. The boxboard operating rate was 95.0 percent, up 3.6 points from Q3 2020 and up 1.4 points year-to-date.

Press Release

American Forest & Paper Association Releases September 2021 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

October 15, 2021
Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in September decreased seven percent compared to September 2020. They were up one percent when compared to the same nine months of 2020.

Press Release

American Forest & Paper Association Releases Q3 2021 Containerboard Quarterly Report

October 15, 2021
Total Containerboard production in Q3 increased nine percent compared to Q3 2020. It was up seven percent when compared to the same nine months of 2020.

Update in Brief

STEM Skills Help the Industry Advance the Circular Economy

October 12, 2021
Kerry Brown of Domtar explains how STEM skills can help the paper and wood products industry.

Recycling Q&A

Industry Experts Weigh in on Masks and Recycling

October 7, 2021
Industry experts weigh in to answer if masks belong in the recycling bin.

Press Release

AF&PA Applauds Governor Newsom for California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act Veto

October 6, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association applauds Governor Newsom’s decision to veto AB 416.

Industry Take

Opinion: California AB 416 Threatens Critical Housing Initiative and Impedes Environmental Progress

October 4, 2021
Heidi Brock and Derek Nighbor explain how the California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act (AB 416) could significantly disrupt Governor Newsom’s laudable housing objectives.