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Is There a Paper Ballot Shortage?

Some recent news reports have suggested a shortage of paper availability for paper ballots in advance of upcoming elections. We sat down with Terry Webber, AF&PA’s Vice President of Industry Affairs, to answer a few commonly asked questions about this important topic.

Advancing Paper Recycling’s Success Into the Future

The findings presented in the 2021 AF&PA Access to Recycling Study show us that community recycling programs for paper and paper-based packaging are well-developed and widely accessible. This is good news when so many individuals are looking to make a difference on…

Understanding What it Means to be a Responsible Producer

As we look ahead to 2022, there are potentially other states and jurisdictions that will consider EPR approaches that could have negative consequences for the paper and wood products industry.  

National Forest Products Week Celebrates Essential People and Products

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.

Opinion: California AB 416 Threatens Critical Housing Initiative and Impedes Environmental Progress

Heidi Brock and Derek Nighbor explain how the California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act (AB 416) could significantly disrupt Governor Newsom’s laudable housing objectives.

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.