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Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 Goals Print Brochure

Our ambitious new set of goals, Better Practices, Better Planet 2030, will further advance the role our industry plays in the circular economy and build on our achievements to improve our planet, our people and our communities.

AF&PA 2020 Sustainability Report

AF&PA members have met or exceeded many of the sustainability goals we set in 2011. See our progress in the latest Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 Sustainability Report.

Evergreen Packaging: 2020 Sustainability Award Winner for Sustainable Forestry

 AF&PA member Evergreen Packaging was recently recognized for their leadership in sustainable forest management and work to help family forest landowners increase access to forest certification programs.   

The Price Companies: 2020 Innovation in Sustainability Award Winner

The Price Companies are managing some of the least productive lands to enhance the profitability of the overall property and to bring back original features to the landscape that make the Mississippi Delta region unique.

Sustainable Forestry is Key to a Healthy and Lasting Paper Industry

Paper and wood products touch our everyday lives. From the structure of buildings that we live in, to the hygiene products we use, we rely on forest products. But the source they come from depends on us. Tony Diaz, chip mill operations manager with Graphic Packaging International LLC and…

Sustainable Forestry a ‘Win-Win’ for the Environment and Family Forest Owners

For Sarah Holmes, owner of Holmes Forestry, sustainable forestry is easy to define, “sustainable forestry is just good forestry.” Her love for forestry began in college after taking an introductory forestry field class at the University of Maine at Orono. Since then, her career has taken her…

The Future of Forestry is Through Education

When Chuck Daniels explains working forests to a 6th grader, he tells them they're full of life. He also says we depend on the forests, and the forests depend on us.

Spotlight in Brief: 2020 Sustainability Award Winner for Innovation in Sustainability

The forest products industry leads with an approach that supports sustainable practices furthering the betterment of our planet. AF&PA member, The Price Companies began acquiring under managed agricultural and timberland to increase conservation and sustainability practices.

Spotlight in Brief: 2020 Sustainability Award Winner for Sustainable Forest Management

AF&PA member Evergreen Packaging was recently recognized for their leadership in sustainable forest management and work to help family forest landowners increase access to forest certification programs.

AF&PA Celebrates 60th Anniversary of National Forest Products Week

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement recognizing the 60th anniversary of National Forest Products Week (October 18 – 24, 2020).

Kids' Questions Get to the Heart of the Forest Products Industry

During National Forest Products Week, AF&PA explains (with some help from a few kids) how the forest products industry is essential, recyclable, sustainable, innovative and responsible.