We manufacture sustainable paper and wood products from renewable resources that are used every day by millions of people. To that end, we support policies that help our industry grow, create jobs, and foster global market competition so we can continue to provide these essential products.
Read our 2030 Sustainability Goals
AF&PA’s public policy and advocacy efforts are driven by facts. Statistics and data are foundations of our work.
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Paper and wood products are an essential part of daily life. Paper comes from wood, a natural and renewable material, making paper and wood products some of the few truly sustainable products.
The American Forest & Paper Association is the go-to source on issues and up-to-date information about the industry. We’re working to ensure the paper and wood products industry continues to grow and policymakers understand our issues.
The American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Heidi Brock issued a press statement in celebration of the 61st anniversary of National Forest Products Week.
Essential Forest Products. Sustainably Made.
Paper recycling is a success story. Pulp and paper workers sat down to explain why.
From healthy forests to recycling paper products, the responsible and sustainable use of resources to manufacture the products we rely on is critical.
The paper and wood products industry is rooted in sustainability. We use sustainable best practices to manufacture products people use every day from renewable resources.
Paper and wood products are essential. From the paper towel to wipe a surface to the packaging protecting your cereal to the paper you wrote your notes on to the lumber used to build your house.
The industry is using sound science to manufacture a better product. From the best use of resources to investing in new technology, the industry is working to build a better future.
Paper and wood products have been, are and will continue to be an essential part of life.
For Tony Murphy, Manufacturing Excellence Lead at International Paper, his decision to enter a pulp and paper career was a decision he'd never look back on or rethink.
Paper products are intertwined into our everyday life, and they remain essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. The men and women of the paper and wood products industry know they’re working for a common purpose—to serve communities near and far.