Hispanic Heritage Month is a reminder of the value of diversity in the paper and wood products industry. Rafael Garcia, Vice President – Environmental Stewardship Strategy, Consumer Products Group at Georgia-Pacific told us about the value unique perspectives bring to sustainability challenges.
Paper-based packaging is a sustainable choice. Rachel Ingram, Design Engineer Manager for Sonoco explains how new ideas for paper packaging come to life and her goals for the future of sustainability in our industry.
More than two-thirds of the paper used in the U.S. is recycled and used to make new sustainable paper products people use every day. That’s more than 50 million tons of paper. To unpack the paper and cardboard recycling rates further, we turned to AF&PA’s Executive Director of Recovered Fiber…
With its Juno technology, Georgia-Pacific is diverting trash from landfills and recovering valuable materials for recycling. John Mulcahy explains how this innovation works and why paper recycling is important.
Buck Vandersteen, executive director of the Louisiana Forestry Association, helps promote safety in the forests. With many hands involved, it’s important that sustainable forestry is done with best safety practices.
Safety is a mindset for AF&PA members and their employees. Learn from David Marshall about how Resolute gives back to communities and provides an incentive for zero injuries at their mills across North America.
The numbers are in! Paper is one of the most recycled materials. This is confirmed by our continuously high recycling rates. In 2021, the paper recycling rate climbed to 68%. And the recycling rate for cardboard boxes was 91.4%.
Hong Wilcoxon is the quality manager at Domtar’s Engineered Absorbent Materials (EAM) facility in Jesup, Georgia. She helps make change for the better, including innovative products with sustainable, nonwoven materials.