AF&PA reports continued high paper recycling rate in US

The Washington-based American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its annual recycling figures early this week, revealing another year of high paper recycling rates in the United States in 2022.

According to the AF&PA, approximately 68 percent of paper consumed in the U.S. was recycled last year, which is consistent with the 2021 paper recycling rate, and remains the highest rate achieved in the U.S. as seen in the AF&PA’s 2022, 2021 and 2018 figures.

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