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Collective Commitment

American Forest & Paper Association's Better Practices Better Planet 2020 Sustainability Goals

Learn more: https://www.afandpa.org/sustainability



  • A vision for the industry of zero injuries and measuring progress toward that aspirational goal by further improving our incidence rate by 25 percent from 2006 to 2020
  • Increase the amount of fiber procured from certified forestlands and through certified fiber sourcing programs in the United states from 2005 to 2020 and work to decrease illegal logging
  • At least a 10 percent improvement in members’ purchased energy efficiency from 2005 to 2020
  • At least a 20 percent reduction of our members’ greenhouse gas emissions from 2005 to 2020
  • A 12 percent reduction in member pulp and paper mill water use from 2005 to 2020
  • Exceed 70 percent rate of paper recovery for recycling by 2020

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