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AF&PA Releases New Guide to Further Advance Paper Recycling

Building on the sustainability success of paper based packaging and recycling, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released a new tool, The Design Guidance for Recyclability, a data-driven resource to aid packaging designers and brands in the design and manufacture of packaging…

AF&PA Opposes New Jersey’s Ban on Paper Bags

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding New Jersey’s Paper Bag Ban (NJ Senate Bill 864 / Assembly Bill 1978).

AF&PA Celebrates 60th Anniversary of National Forest Products Week

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement recognizing the 60th anniversary of National Forest Products Week (October 18 – 24, 2020).

University Teams Think Outside the Box on Student Design Challenge

Each year, the Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) Student Design Challenge showcases the creative talent, design skills and innovative approaches of students, helping foster awareness and appreciation of paperboard packaging with the next generation of packaging design decision-makers.

AF&PA Urges Governor Murphy to Issue a Conditional Veto on New Jersey’s Paper Bag Ban

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding the passage of New Jersey’s Paper Bag Ban (NJ Senate Bill 864 / Assembly Bill 1978).

AF&PA Disappointed in U.S. Department of Labor’s New Notice-and-Access Rule for Retirement Plans

The U.S. Department of Labor put a new rule into effect that allows employee benefit plan administrators to use an electronic “notice-and-access” disclosure system, as a default method, which will make it much more difficult for millions of Americans who received critical, paper-based information…

AF&PA Disappointed in U.S. Department of Labor’s Final Rule Restricting Access to Retirement Plan Information

U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia released a final rule allowing retirement plan administrators to primarily deliver notice and access of plan information to participants via electronic sources. American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the…