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Tissue Products and Renewable Forests

Each year the U.S. and Canada grow significantly more wood than is harvested. 

Tissue Products Use Recycled Fiber

Nearly 90% of paper towel manufacturers use recycled fiber to make new paper towel products.

Benefits of Tissues - Forestry

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. 

Benefits of Tissues - Recycling

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.

 Essential STEM Skills Help Create Essential Paper Products

Jenny Tang, Converting Operations Manager for Essity in North America, shares how her background in STEM has prepared her for the different challenges she faces in the paper and wood products industry.

AF&PA Dynamic Fiber Flows: Case Study for Tissue

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.

Where Recycled Paper Goes Graph

In 2020, nearly half of recycled paper went into making containerboard - the material used to make cardboard boxes.

Paper and Wood Products are Recyclable

Paper recycling is a success story. Pulp and paper workers sat down to explain why. 

The Value of Tissue Products

Tissue products provide convenience and improved hygiene, reducing the spread of disease. Made with wood from responsibly-managed forests or recycled paper, our members’ tissue products are sustainable.

Paper Towels Are the Go To Solution

Paper towels are your go-to solution for keeping clean wherever life takes you. Whether removing a stain from your clothing, touching public surfaces or wiping your face. 

Paper Towels Help Avoid the Spread of Bacteria

Reusable rags and sponges could be redistributing germs across your home. Cleaning with disposable paper towels helps you avoid cross contamination.

Mayo Clinic Recommends Use of Paper Towels

The Mayo Clinic and CDC agree – paper towels are the gold standard in hygiene for healthcare settings.