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AF&PA Announces Award-Winning Sustainability Projects

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced its 2021 Sustainability Award winners. These awards recognize exemplary sustainability programs and initiatives in the paper and wood products manufacturing 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.

National Forest Products Week Shines a Spotlight on People in the Forest Products Industry

The American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Heidi Brock issued a press statement in celebration of the 61st anniversary of National Forest Products Week.

AF&PA Applauds Governor Newsom for California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act Veto

The American Forest & Paper Association applauds Governor Newsom’s decision to veto AB 416.

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.

AF&PA Urges California Governor Newsom to Veto Assembly Bill 416

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock released the following statement, calling on California Governor Gavin Newsom to veto the California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act (AB 416).

Tissue Products and Renewable Forests

Each year the U.S. and Canada grow significantly more wood than is harvested. 

Benefits of Tissues - Forestry

Take on germs with paper towels. Paper towels are widely recognized for their role in maintaining cleanliness and hygiene. And, each year the U.S. and Canada grow significantly more wood than is harvested. 

Children’s Book Spotlights Forest Careers

Books have the power to unlock imaginations, expand worldviews and even excite child-like wonder. That’s how the story goes in Lucy Meets a Logger, a new children’s book published by author Stephanie Fuller.

Trees are Replanted

According to the U.S. Forest Service, more than 1 billion trees are planted in the United States each year.