We manufacture sustainable paper and wood products from renewable resources that are used every day by millions of people. To that end, we support policies that help our industry grow, create jobs, and foster global market competition so we can continue to provide these essential products.
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AF&PA’s public policy and advocacy efforts are driven by facts. Statistics and data are foundations of our work.
Download the 2021 AF&PA Access to Recycling Study
Paper and wood products are an essential part of daily life. Paper comes from wood, a natural and renewable material, making paper and wood products some of the few truly sustainable products.
The American Forest & Paper Association is the go-to source on issues and up-to-date information about the industry. We’re working to ensure the paper and wood products industry continues to grow and policymakers understand our issues.
Domestic consumption of recovered paper by four major grades and eight U.S. regions.
Detailed U.S. import and export data for recovered fiber. Includes details on trade partner and U.S. port.
Excel data set featuring 5 years of monthly data on recovered fiber consumption by U.S. paper mills.
U.S. consumption of recovered paper by year, end-use, and region for the five major grades.
U.S. export tons by grade, exports to the top five U.S. trade partners by grade and port.
U.S. recovered paper exports by grade, year, month, U.S. port of embarkation and country of destination for last four years.
Comprehensive report on the recovered paper market in the US, by major grade.