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Can I Recycle a Greasy Pizza Box?

Grease and cheese in an amount typically found on pizza boxes are not an issue for the recycling process. 82% of Americans have access to a community recycling program that accepts pizza boxes.

2023 E-Commerce Graphic Empty Flatten Recycle

Download the 2023 e-commerce campaign graphic, "Recycling Boxes is Easy. Just Empty, Flatten, Recycle."

2023 E-Commerce Graphic Gift That Keeps on Giving

Download the 2023 e-commerce campaign graphic, "Paper Recycling: The Gift that Keeps on Giving."

Winners of the Student Design Challenge Highlight Sustainability and Innovative Paperboard Packaging Solutions

Teams from University of Wisconsin-Stout and California Polytech State University take top prizes. 

AF&PA Releases Q3 2023 Containerboard Quarterly Report

According to the report, total Containerboard production in the third quarter of 2023 decreased 1% when compared to Q3 2022 and was down 8% compared to the same 9 months last year.

AF&PA Releases Q3 2023 Boxboard Quarterly Report

Total Boxboard production in Q3 decreased 17% compared to Q3 2022. The boxboard operating rate was 82.3%, down 12.0 points from Q3 2022.

National Forest Products Week 2023 Vertical Graphic

Celebrating National Forest Products Week in 2023 by highlighting how the industry is advancing a more sustainable future. Download the Instagram size.

National Forest Products Week 2023 Horizontal Graphic

Celebrating National Forest Products Week in 2023 by highlighting how the industry is advancing a more sustainable future. Download the X (formerly known as Twitter), LinkedIn and Facebook size.

Does Paper Actually Get Recycled? The Industry Answers

You put your recycling in the bin and drop it at the curb. Then what happens? Does it actually get recycled? Yes! At paper mills across the country, recycled paper is used to make the essential products millions of people rely on.

U.S. Paper and Cardboard Recycling Rates Continue to Hold Strong in 2022

Paper and cardboard continue to be some of the most recycled materials in the United States. In 2022, the paper recycling rate was 67.9% and the cardboard recycling rate was 93.6%. Paper recycling is successful because of the millions of people who recycle and the paper industry’s ongoing…

U.S. Paper Industry Tallies High Recycling Rate in 2022

Nearly 68% of paper and more than 93% of cardboard consumed in the United States was recycled in 2022. Paper recycling rates have remained consistently high – meeting or exceeding 63% each year since 2009.

Where Recycled Paper Goes Graph

In 2022, nearly half of recycled paper went into making containerboard - the material used to make cardboard boxes.