Paper is the sustainable choice, Two Sides says

Paper is the sustainable choice, Two Sides Says March 27, 2019 Two Sides North America, a Chicago-based non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper, has released a…


AF&PA opposes New York paper bag tax

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today underscored its opposition to a proposed tax on paper carryout bags currently under discussion as the New York legislature works out its… Thank you for checking us…


Malaysian mill orders containerboard line

GS Paperboard and Packaging, of Selangor, Malaysia, a subsidiary of Oji Holdings Corp., has ordered a new 1,600 ton-per-day recycled containerboard line from Valmet, Valmet announced. GS Paperboard’s No. 3… Thank you for checking us…


railroad traffic

Rail traffic declines from last year

U.S. rail traffic was down 7 percent during the week ending March 16 compared a year earlier, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported. During the week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic totaled 501,001 carloads…


Mid-contract, hauler wants rate increase

Two years ago Millcreek Township, Pa., awarded a five year refuse and recycling contract to Advanced Disposal. Advanced now wants a monthly increase of 24 cents per household. The increase would be for curbside residential…



U.S. containerboard production declines in January

U.S. containerboard production decreased one percent in January compared to January 2018, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) said today. The month-over-month average daily production in January compared to… Thank you for checking us…


U.S. boxboard production increased in January

Total U.S. monthly boxboard production increased 4.1 percent in January when compared to January 2018, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) said today. According to AF&PA’s monthly U.S. Boxboard… Thank you for checking us…