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AF&PA Releases Sustainability Progress Report

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 Sustainability Progress Report, which highlights the paper and wood products industry’s sustainability achievements. AF&PA members met or surpassed most of the sustainability goals,…

Vast Majority of Americans Have Access to a Community Paper Recycling Program

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released a new report indicating that the vast majority of Americans, 94 percent, have access to community paper and paperboard recycling programs. 

AF&PA Releases Q4 2021 Boxboard Monthly Report

Total Boxboard production in Q4 increased two percent compared to Q4 2020. It was up two percent when compared to the same twelve months of 2020. The boxboard operating rate was 94.1 percent, up 0.7 points from Q4 2020 and up 1.2 points year-to-date.

AF&PA Releases December 2021 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in December increased one percent compared to December 2020. They were essentially flat (+0.0 percent) when compared to the same 12 months of 2020.

AF&PA Releases December 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

AF&PA released its December 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments remained essentially flat (+0.1 percent) in December compared to December 2020.

U.S. Paper Industry Reaches Record for Containerboard Production in 2021

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released preliminary 2021 data from U.S. paper and paperboard mills indicating record containerboard production, the material used to make cardboard boxes.

AF&PA Supports U.S. Department of Commerce’s Final Determinations in Circumvention Inquiries on Uncoated Paper

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement supporting final determinations issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce in response to petitions filed by U.S. manufacturers and the United Steelworkers. The U.S. Department of…

AF&PA Releases November 2021 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in November decreased two percent compared to November 2020. They were essentially flat (-0.1 percent) when compared to the same 11 months of 2020.

AF&PA Releases November 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its November 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased one percent in November compared to November 2020.

AF&PA Responds to House Passage of the Build Back Better Framework

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in response to the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of the Build Back Better Act framework.

American Forest & Paper Association Releases October 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

The American Forest & Paper Association released its October 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased one percent in October compared to October 2020.

AF&PA Commends President Biden on Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in response to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law today.