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.
Download the Design Guidance for Recyclability
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.
Kelley Crouch and Anna McFarland from Domtar explain why individuals with a STEM degree can help manufacture sustainable and everyday essential 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.