WASHINGTON, DC, April 11, 2016 (Press Release) -Today in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, a representative of the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) made a presentation to the Joint Legislative Conservation Committee’s Environmental Issues Forum on the U.S. pulp, paper packaging, tissue and wood products manufacturing industry’s leadership on sustainable manufacturing and its economic contribution to Pennsylvania.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 27, 2016 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Donna Harman today issued the following statement about the U.S. Supreme Court for affirming the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) order on “demand response” programs in wholesale electricity markets.Read more
An economic and policy study commissioned by the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and developed by engineering firm Burns & McDonnell shows that high-performing single-stream recycling systems recover more paper and other recyclable materials than mixed-waste facilities that combine wet and organic waste with dry recyclables.
Mixed-waste processing recovers much less mill-quality paper, but more metal and plastic, and requires 2.5 times the facility capital cost of single-stream recycling.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC , 19 October 2015 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama's proclamation recognizing National Forest Products Week.Read more