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Recycle Pizza Boxes

November 11, 2021
We encourage communities to update their residential recycling programs’ guidelines to explicitly accept pizza boxes that are free of food.

Products

How Does Recycling Actually Work?

November 11, 2021
What happens after you put your recycling in the bin and drop it at the curb? 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.

Products

How Does Recycling Work

November 11, 2021
A promo teaser graphic for AF&PA's recycling video that explains how paper recycling actually works.

Products

Paper and Wood Products Industry Value Chain

November 11, 2021
From the replanting of trees that supply fiber and enhance the environment to recycling paper and packaging that is turned into new products, our industry is contributing to a more sustainable future. AF&PA member company contributions to a circular value chain are reflected in green.

Tissue

AF&PA Dynamic Fiber Flows: Background

September 30, 2021
The Dynamic Fiber Flows model measures the complex behaviors and trade-offs associated with changes to paper recovery and recovered fiber utilization in paper products based on system-wide interactions in the paper value chain to better inform decision makers. This download includes the project overview, presentation and Q&A.

Tissue

Tissue Products and Renewable Forests

September 14, 2021
Each year the U.S. and Canada grow significantly more wood than is harvested. 

Tissue

Tissue Products Use Recycled Fiber

September 14, 2021
Nearly 90% of paper towel manufacturers use recycled fiber to make new paper towel products.

Tissue

Benefits of Tissues - Forestry

September 14, 2021
Take on germs with paper towels. Paper towels are widely recognized for their role in maintaining cleanliness and hygiene. And, each year the U.S. and Canada grow significantly more wood than is harvested. 

Tissue

Benefits of Tissues - Recycling

September 14, 2021
Take on germs with paper towels. Paper towels are widely recognized for their role in maintaining cleanliness and hygiene. Nearly 90% of paper towel manufacturers use recycled fiber to make new paper towel products.

Paper

Recycling of Old Newspapers and Mechanical Papers Graph

August 20, 2021
While there's less newsprint in the marketplace, it's still a very valuable fiber. There is a greater percentage of newsprint in the marketplace being recycled. 

Paper

Our Impact - Forest Products Industry Jobs

August 5, 2021
The U.S. forest products industry is one of the largest manufacturing industries in America. Industry jobs create additional wealth in local communities and facilities produce essential products. 

Tissue

AF&PA Dynamic Fiber Flows: Case Study for Tissue

August 5, 2021
The Dynamic Fiber Flows case studies measure the complex behaviors and trade-offs associated with changes to paper recovery and recovered fiber utilization in paper products based on system-wide interactions in the paper value chain to better inform decision makers. This download includes the Tissue Case Study.