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.
During National Forest Products Week, the American Forest & Paper Association celebrates the essential people who make sustainable products used by Americans each and every day.
Heidi Brock and Derek Nighbor explain how the California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act (AB 416) could significantly disrupt Governor Newsom’s laudable housing objectives.
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.