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Update in Brief

Sustainable Forestry a ‘Win-Win’ for the Environment and Family Forest Owners

July 22, 2021
For Sarah Holmes, owner of Holmes Forestry, sustainable forestry is easy to define, “sustainable forestry is just good forestry.” Her love for forestry began in college after taking an introductory forestry field class at the University of Maine at Orono. Since then, her career has taken her around the world from New Hampshire to West Africa, to her current position in Mississippi.

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

July 16, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its June 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report.

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

July 16, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its June 2021 Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Monthly report.

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American Forest & Paper Association Releases June 2021 Containerboard Monthly Report

July 16, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its June 2021 Containerboard Monthly report.

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American Forest & Paper Association Releases June 2021 Boxboard Monthly Report

July 16, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its June 2021 Boxboard Monthly report.

Update in Brief

The Future of Forestry is Through Education

July 14, 2021
When Chuck Daniels explains working forests to a 6th grader, he tells them they're full of life. He also says we depend on the forests, and the forests depend on us.

Update in Brief

The History of Paper

July 9, 2021
Before paper as we know it existed, people communicated through pictures and symbols carved into tree bark, painted on cave walls, and marked on papyrus or clay tablets. Then, paper came along.

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Rising Up to Advance a More Sustainable Future

July 1, 2021
Mike Doss has been a part of the paper and wood products industry for more than three decades. Seeing recycled paper turned into products used in everyday life opened his eyes.

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AF&PA Responds to Oregon’s Plastic Pollution and Recycling Modernization Act

June 30, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in response to the Oregon Legislature passing the Plastic Pollution and Recycling Modernization Act (SB 582).

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AF&PA Urges Governor Mills to Veto Maine’s Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for Packaging

June 22, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in opposition to the Maine Legislature’s passage of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging (LD 1541).

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

June 17, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its May 2021 Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Monthly report.

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AF&PA Releases May 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

June 16, 2021
According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased 11 percent in May compared to May 2020. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased six percent in May compared to the same month last year.