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2030 Goal: Drive Water Stewardship

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

Sappi North America: 2020 Sustainability Award Winner for Water

AF&PA member Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and pulp, is challenging industry standards and innovating new methods for sustainability by repurposing and reducing waste at all locations. 

Washington State Water Quality Comparable Risks

People are exposed to risks in many ways every day and some are more likely than others, and there are many regulatory programs to address those risks. The comparable risk chart helps explain how EPA's new risk policy for Washington state's water quality is more strict than several other programs.

Spotlight in Brief: 2020 Sustainability Award Winner for Sustainable Water Use

Water is an essential part of the pulp and papermaking process, making water stewardship critical. AF&PA member Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and pulp, is challenging industry standards and innovating new methods for…

Using Water Sustainably to Manufacture Essential Products

Perhaps no season sheds light on the importance of water more than the hot summer months. Whether you’re drinking water, trying to cool off, or going with the flow, water is an essential resource – and it’s also why the…

Employer Group Applauds EPA’s Final Decision to Withdraw Unattainable Federal Standards and Approve Clean Water Standards Developed by State of Washington

OLYMPIA — A coalition of employer trade groups today applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to withdraw certain 2016 water quality standards for Washington, thereby confirming rigorous clean water standards developed by the State of Washington’s Department of Ecology…

AF&PA Statement on EPA’s Finalization of WOTUS Rule

WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of its final Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: 

AF&PA Statement on EPA’s Finalization of WOTUS Rule

WASHINGTON – American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of its final Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: 

Green Bay Packaging Wins 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Award for Water

WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized Green Bay Packaging with the 2019 AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award for Water for their Water Reduction Achievements at Green Bay Mill. The award was presented at AF&PA’s annual meeting on…