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Sustainable Forestry

Kids' Questions Get to the Heart of the Forest Products Industry

During National Forest Products Week, AF&PA explains (with some help from a few kids) how the forest products industry is essential, recyclable, sustainable, innovative and responsible.

Planting trees for future generations

The paper and wood products industry relies on trees to manufacture essential and everyday products. To have a continuous supply, for every tree that is used, two or more trees are planted to ensure regrowth and forests for future generations.  

Sustainability at the Root of the Paper and Wood Products Industry

Sustainable forest management is a core value among AF&PA members. Our members know that our forests have a bigger story behind them, and it all starts at the root. Pulp and paper manufacturing emphasizes energy conservation and reuse of inputs and materials…

American Forest & Paper Association Responds to Introduction of the “Trillion Trees Act”

WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock today released the following statement in response to Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR) introducing the “Trillion Trees Act” in the U.S. House of Representatives:

Domtar Wins 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management

WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized Domtar with the 2019 AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award for Sustainable Forest Management for their Promoting Sustainable Forest Management for Landowners project. This is the second consecutive year AF…