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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. 

2030 Goal: Advance More Resilient U.S. Forests

A Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 goal is to advance more resilient U.S. forests. AF&PA members have long been committed to sustainable forestry. 

2030 Goal: Advance a Circular Value Chain

A Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 goal is to advance a circular value chain through production of renewable and recyclable products.

Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 Circular Economy

Our supply chain is inherently circular, from the replanting of trees that supply fiber and enhance the environment to recycling paper and packaging that is recovered and turned into new products.

Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 Goals

We are a manufacturing sector sustainability leader. Our ambitious new set of goals, Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future, will further advance the role our industry plays and build on our achievements.

Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 Goals Interactive Brochure

Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future advances our role in the circular economy and builds on our past achievements. Check out our new goals in this interactive brochure.