2016 Sustainability Report

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Congratulations to the 2016 AF&PA Sustainability Award Winners!

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Better Practices, Better Planet 2020

AF&PA members are committed to preserving and growing the economic contributions of the industry and its individual companies to society; fostering the well-being of their communities; promoting sustainable manufacturing practices; energy generation and conservation; and fiber procurement measures that protect the environment; and, ensuring our resources will be as available for future generations as they are today. These sustainable practices are the foundation of our industry. 

The Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 sustainability initiative includes one of the most extensive sets of sustainability goals established for a U.S. manufacturing industry.


Spotlight On...

​Dart Container Employee Recycling Center

Dart Container opened a drive-through recycling facility at its Mason, Michigan headquarters wheredart employees have access to free, convenient paper recycling. Regular curbside residential recycling services in the area are uncommon, and often require payment. In its first three months, the facility recycled nearly 93,000 pounds of paper products.