The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) will host a teleconference to announce its partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its new 55% paper recovery goal. The EPA partnership is designed to renew the paper industry's challenge to the American public to increase paper recovery and reduce the amount of paper in the nation's waste stream and landfills.
Wednesday, May 21, 2003 1-2 p.m. (ET)
Media call in number: 1-800-283-1485
Media will be invited to ask questions following the opening remarks.
AF&PA is the national trade association of the forest, paper and wood products industry. AF&PA represents more than 200 companies and related associations that engage in or represent the manufacture of pulp, paper, paperboard and wood products. The forest products industry accounts for approximately 7 percent of total U.S. manufacturing output, employs 1.5 million people, and ranks among the top 10 manufacturing employers in 42 states. Visit AF&PA online at www.afandpa.org.