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Spotlight in Brief: 2020 Sustainability Award Winner for Sustainable Forest Management

April 9, 2021
AF&PA member Evergreen Packaging was recently recognized for their leadership in sustainable forest management and work to help family forest landowners increase access to forest certification programs.

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Spotlight in Brief: 2020 Sustainability Award Winner for Safety

April 5, 2021
Clearwater Paper implemented an enterprise-wide Environmental Health & Safety Excellence strategy focused on five key foundations to reduce and eliminate safety impacts to employees, contractors and communities.

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AF&PA Calls for Infrastructure Investments in Support of U.S. Manufacturing Jobs

April 1, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan.

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Paper and Wood Product Industry Supports Learning Opportunities for Employees

March 30, 2021
Paper products touch our lives daily. Whether it’s a tissue to blow your nose, the paper cup that holds your morning coffee or the box that delivers your online order to your front door, paper products manage to make their way into our routines.

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AF&PA Announces Support for the RECYCLE Act

March 24, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in support of U.S. Senators Rob Portman’s (R-OH) and Debbie Stabenow’s (D-MI) and Representatives David Joyce’s (R-OH) and Dean Phillips’(D-MN) introduced legislation, the RECYCLE Act.

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Creating Ease for Consumers One Package Design at a Time

March 23, 2021
Behind the packaging of one’s favorite product is a designer, creating solutions to meet brand and consumer goals. Dana Exner, Manager, Creative Structural Design at Graphic Packaging International, is one of those people.

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

March 17, 2021
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its February 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report.

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

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

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Love for Paper and Essential Products at First Sight

March 15, 2021
Cecilia Colburn walked into Procter & Gamble’s Cape Girardeau mill over 17 years ago as an intern and knew that the paper industry was the industry for her. Simply put, it was love at first sight.

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Continuous Lessons in the Paper and Wood Products Industry

March 11, 2021
With a world of many possibilities, the opportunity to learn new skills and knowledge is endless. Stacy Brault, Corporate Environmental Engineer for Green Bay Packaging, values continuous learning and the opportunity to try something new, especially when it benefits the environment.

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Process Engineer Gives Back to Hometown Paper Mill

March 4, 2021
Giving back to your community can be done in different ways. For Tori Van Thiel, it was giving back in the form of leadership and mentorship.

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AF&PA Releases New Guide to Further Advance Paper Recycling

March 2, 2021
Building on the sustainability success of paper based packaging and recycling, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released a new tool, The Design Guidance for Recyclability, a data-driven resource to aid packaging designers and brands in the design and manufacture of packaging to meet recyclability goals.