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Business Impact

The health of the U.S. paper and wood products industry depends on strong export markets.  Paper and wood products exports account for about 10% of the industry’s annual total sales. And our exports support an estimated 91,000 direct jobs.  We need to move raw and recycled materials…

Sustainability

AF&PA has established five quantifiable sustainability goals that the industry aims to meet by 2030. Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 builds on our success and continues our commitment to manufacture sustainable products for a sustainable future.

Rising Up to Advance a More Sustainable Future

Mike Doss has been a part of the paper and wood products industry for more than three decades. Seeing recycled paper turned into products used in everyday life opened his eyes.

AF&PA Announces Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future

Continuing its leadership in sustainability, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future, a new set of sustainability goals for the paper and wood products industry.

Greif Inc. Aims to Inspire Others with Servant Leadership and Paper Products

The paper and wood products industry empowers its colleagues, their families and neighbors when it comes to opportunity and partnering with local communities to make an impact. Bala V Sathyanarayanan, EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer at Greif Inc., spoke to the ways that Greif cares for its…

Hood Container Makes an Impact Locally

From local drives that bring goods to neighbors to projects that need helping hands, our members find time to give back.