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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).

The Foundations of Sustainability

"Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future recognizes the three essential pillars of sustainability—economic, environmental and social."

2030 Goal: Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Our goal to reduce GHG emissions will double the significant progress AF&PA members have made to date.

2030 Goal: Advance More Resilient U.S. Forests

A Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 goal is to advance more resilient U.S. forests. AF&PA members have long been committed to sustainable forestry. 

2030 Goal: Advance a Circular Value Chain

A Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 goal is to advance a circular value chain through production of renewable and recyclable products.

Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 Circular Economy

Our supply chain is inherently circular, from the replanting of trees that supply fiber and enhance the environment to recycling paper and packaging that is recovered and turned into new products.

Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 Goals

We are a manufacturing sector sustainability leader. Our ambitious new set of goals, Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future, will further advance the role our industry plays and build on our achievements.