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  • AF&PA Announces 2013 Paper Recycling Awards Winners

    AF&PA Announces 2013 Paper Recycling Awards Winners

    The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced the winners of its 2013 Recycling Awards in Chicago at Paper2013 – the premier industry event.  Now in its eighth consecutive year, the AF&PA Recycling Awards ...

  • AF&PA Board Establishes 2013 Key Policy Initiatives

    AF&PA Board Establishes 2013 Key Policy Initiatives

    The American Forest & Paper Association`s (AF&PA) board of directors formally established the association`s key policy initiatives for 2013 at its recent meeting in Washington.  "Our members are on the front lines of addressing the ...

  • 2012 AF&PA Sustainability Report Shows Significant, Measurable Progress On Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 Goals

    2012 AF&PA Sustainability Report Shows Significant, Measurable Progress On Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 Goals

     The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today released the results of its biennial Sustainability Report, which showed that the U.S. paper, pulp and wood products industry has made significant, measurable progress toward ...

  • Should industry pay to pollute?

    Should industry pay to pollute?

    How should emission credits be distributed under a climate change cap-and-trade program? President Obama`s budget would require companies to buy federal permits in order to continue emitting carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. Hardest hit ...

  • AF&PA urges “no” vote on new bag tax

    AF&PA urges “no” vote on new bag tax

    Today the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) urged Seattle City Council members to oppose the new tax on consumers that is proposed in Council Bill 116251, which would levy a tax on paper bags. Paper is the most recycled material ...

  • AF&PA releases community recycling survey results

    AF&PA releases community recycling survey results

    Today the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released the results of its 2007 AF&PA Community Survey. The study shows that 87 percent of the U.S. population, or 268 million people, have access to curbside or drop-off recycling ...

  • US paper recycling hits record high

    US paper recycling hits record high

    In 2007, an all-time high of 56 percent of the paper consumed in America was recovered for recycling, achieving a significant industry goal five years ahead of schedule. Announcing the achievement this week, the American Forest & Paper Association ...