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Growing Industry Leaders Through Mentorship

March 29, 2022
Mentorship is an essential part of any career path. It’s usually a two-way street of people working together and offering life-long learning and partnership. At Domtar’s Plymouth, North Carolina mill, two women in the paper and wood products industry are leading and achieving through partnership.  

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An Influencer in the Paper and Wood Products Industry

March 22, 2022
Janet Lee is an electrical engineer at Essity’s Harrodsburg site in Kentucky. She shared her dreams for the manufacturing industry, and how she is breaking barriers in her field. 

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Women Enhance the Culture of the Paper & Wood Products Industry

March 17, 2022
Forest products industries are often the largest employer in a community. Like in Ashdown, AR, where Alondria Hamilton is the Human Resources Generalist and Diversity & Inclusion Advocate for Domtar. Hear how she is influencing her community and her dreams for women in the industry. 

Press Release

American Forest & Paper Association Releases February 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

March 16, 2022
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released the February 2022 Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Monthly report. Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in February decreased two percent compared to February 2021.

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American Forest & Paper Association Releases February 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

March 15, 2022
The American Forest & Paper Association released the February 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased two percent in February compared to February 2021.

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Women’s Contributions to Advancing a Sustainable Industry

March 15, 2022
Women are a vital part of Ahlstrom-Munksjö--from running paper machines to developing the next sustainable product. Learn how they’re empowering their female employees in sustainability roles and encouraging future generations of women to join the industry.  

Press Release

Student Design Challenge Winners Make Community Relief Packaging

March 11, 2022
The Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) announced the winners of the 2021 Student Design Challenge, an annual competition that fosters awareness and appreciation of paperboard packaging with the next generation of packaging design decision-makers. Design teams from across the country created sustainable packaging solutions with paperboard for community relief organizations.  

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Supporting Current and Future Generations of Forest Landowners

March 1, 2022
Hear from Freddie Davis, registered forester and Director of the Rural Training and Research Center. With a diverse background in forestry, Davis shares with us his work, proudest moments, and what he’s doing to help Black landowners manage their forests sustainably.

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Voyagers and Pioneers Drive Paper and Wood Products Industry

February 22, 2022
The people who most inspire Levell Hairston, Vice President and General Manager of Recycling at International Paper, are voyagers and pioneers found within the paper and wood products industry.

Recycling Q&A

How do I Recycle Paper Padded Mailers?

February 22, 2022
One of the questions we commonly receive is how do I recycle a paper padded mailer. The answer depends on what type of mailer you received. We help explain what to do for the three most common mailers.

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A Sense of Belonging in the Paper and Wood Products Industry

February 17, 2022
Dr. Maja James, PHR, SHRM-CP, Senior Director Human Resources at Greif Inc. shares what the industry is doing when it comes to DE&I, and how she found a sense of belonging at Greif Inc.

Press Release

AF&PA Releases January 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

February 17, 2022
Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in January decreased two percent compared to January 2021.