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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.

Recycling of Old Newspapers and Mechanical Papers Graph

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. 

Our Impact - Forest Products Industry Jobs

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. 

Recycled Fibers

Recycled paper fibers can be reused 5 to 7 times to make new paper and cardboard products.  

The US Cardboard Recycling Rate

The U.S. cardboard - what the industry calls corrugated - rate has exceeded 82% every year since 2009.

The US Recycling Rate

The U.S. paper recycling rate has met or exceeded 63% since 2009, thanks to our efforts to produce more sustainable paper products, increase the availability of community recycling and educate consumers about the importance and ease of paper recycling. 

Trees are Replanted

According to the U.S. Forest Service, more than 1 billion trees are planted in the United States each year. 

2030 Goal: Drive Water Stewardship

A Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 goal is to drive water stewardship throughout our manufacturing operations. 

2030 Goal: Strive for Zero Injuries

A Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 goal is to strive for zero injuries, empahsizing continual progress on reducing serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs).