A Directory of Paper Recycling Resources

A Directory of Paper Recycling Resources

A Directory of Paper Recycling Resources

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A Directory of Paper Recycling Resources

P


aperMatcherTMi s a publication of the identify markets for recovered paper. The


American Forest & Paper Association directory lists the names and addresses of


(AF&PA), the national trade association paper mills known to utilize recovered


of the U.S. paper and forest products paper as a raw material; recovered paper


sort,


industry. dealers who pack and sell recovered


paper to paper mills; and recycling centers


This is the third edition of PaperMatcherTM, that accept recovered paper.


one of many publications and resources


AF&PA has produced to foster and expand AF&PA has attempted to compile as


paper recovery and recycling. comprehensive a list as possible of mills,


recovered paper dealers and recycling


America’s paper companies are fully centers. However, all information in


committed to maximizing recycling and PaperMatcherTMi s subject to change, and


minimizing the amount of paper that ends it is advisable to consult the most current


up in landfills. Central to the recycling telephone directory for additions, deletions,


effort is the industry’s goal to recover - new addresses, etc. Please notify the


for recycling and reuse - 50 percent of all American Forest & Paper Association,


the paper Americans use in the year 2000. 111 1 19th Street, NW, Suite 800,


Washington, DC 20036, with new or


PaperMatcherTMis designed to help updated information that should be


individuals, groups and communities included in future PaperMatcherTMli stings.


I


PAPER RECOVERY The cover of this directory contains 80 percent total recycled fibep.


The teit of this directory contains 50 percent total recycled fibel! A Directory of Paper Recycling Resources


PAPER RECYCLING-


MAKING PROGRESS TOWARD


THE 50 PERCENT RECOVERY GOAL


Pale


i


DIRECTORY OF U.S. PAPER AND


PAPERBOARD MILLS CONSUMING


RECOVERED PAPER


Pale


1


DIRECTORY OF U.S. RECOVERED


PAPER DEALERS


page 25


DIRECTORY OF U.S


RECYCLING CENTERS


page 39


October 1994 1 Making Progress lbward the 50 Percent Recovery Coal


W


hile recycling has played an impor- Achieving such an ambitious goal will not


tant role throughout the 300-plus be easy. Already, however, America's


year history of pulp, paper and pulp, paper and paperboard industry is


paperboard manufacture in America, investing billions of dollars in plants and


1993 marked two particularly significant equipment designed to expand utilization


recycling milestones. of recovered paper as a raw material.


Recovered paper utilization continues to


Last year, for the first time in history, more rise in each major sector of the industry


paper was recovered in the United States -as does consumer demand for


than was landfilled - a remarkable recycled-content paper products.


accomplishment made possible by the


millions of Americans who take the time to But the strong growth in paper recovery


separate their used paper and make it does more than just provide papermakers


available for recovery. Last year also with a vital raw material. The millions of


marked achievement of the industry's 1995 tons of paper Americans recover at home


goal to recover 40 percent of all the paper and in the workplace are millions of tons


Americans use - a goal reached two that don't end up in the nation's landfills -


years ahead of schedule. And at the end of good news for the environment.


last year, the industry set its sights even


higher, establishing a new goal to recover


Thanks to You, It's BOOmiflB


one-half of all the paper Americans use in


the year 2000.


Establishing the paper industry's 40 percent


paper recovery goal in 1990 marked the


starting point of an unprecedented effort


here in the United States to expand


recovery of paper for recycling. It's an


effort that's in full swing today.


Thanks to the efforts of millions of


Americans who sort out recyclable paper


at home and work, impressive statistics


-~


continue to mount. For example:


Last year, nearly 36 million tons of paper


and paperboard were recovered in the


United States - twice as much as in 1980.


i


A M E R I C A N F O R E S T 6 P A P E R A S S O C I A T I O N More than one of every two news- During the balance of this decade, U.S.


papers, 62 percent of all Corrugated papermakers plan unprecedented invest-


material and one-third of all paper and ments in new manufacturing capacity to


paperboard packaging (compared to 12 increase their reliance on recovered paper


percent of all other packaging) are being as a raw material. Already, however,


recove red. recovered paper is an important raw


Americans now recover 40 percent of all material for U.S. papermakers. Consider


-


paper used achieving the industry’s these statistics:


1995 recovery goal well ahead of schedule.


In all, paper and paperboard account Of the more than 500 U.S. paper and


for more than 60 percent of all materials paperboard mills, 75 percent recycle some


diverted from the municipal solid waste recovered paper, and 200 depend on it


stream. entirely.


Every day, U.S. papermakers recycle


enough paper to fill a 15-mile-long train of


boxcars.


At the turn of the century, recovered


paper is expected to supply 40 percent of all


fiber used to make paper and paperboard


-


products up from 25 percent in 1988.


In the year 2000, an estimated 78


percent of recovered paper will be recycled


domestically; 15 percent will be exported to


foreign recyclers; and the remaining 7


Paper Ip Paperboard (62.6%) percent will be reused to make such


nM etal (1 1. l%) products as animal bedding, insulation,


Glass (7.8%) hydromulch and compost.


Plastic (1 2%)


Other (1 7.8%)


Sour@: Fnnklin ASK (1990)


Vital lo U.S. Papermakers


U.S. papermakers’ demand for recovered


paper has grown alongside the dramatic


growth in recovered paper supply. The


availability of increasing supplies of


recovered paper has provided tremendous


opportunities for U.S. manufacturers to lk tk 1k


1906 1& 1990 1991 1992 143


increase recycling capacity.


Source: AF&PA


ii


P A P E R M A T C H E R PAPER RECYCLING:


2000. But just as public-private cooperation


a


Keeping Valuable was the key to achieving the 40 percent


Resource Out of Landfills target ahead of schedule, so will it be the


key to achieving the new 50 percent goal.


One of the principal reasons why the paper


Specifically, four things must happen:


industry set its original 40 percent paper


recovery goal was to reduce the amount of


.


1 Paper recovery programs must continue


paper going into America’s landfills. With


io


grow. We’ve seen extraordinary growth


existing landfill space filling up and new


in paper recovery programs at the local level


landfills increasingly difficult to site, it


- and equally extraordinary participation


became imperative that manufacturers and


in them by millions of environmentally


consumers work together to reduce the


conscious Americans. Looking ahead, it is


amount of materials destined for disposal.


vitally important to realize that different


What‘s more, because recovered paper is


types of recovered paper are suitable for


such a valuable resource, increasing


recycling into different types of paper and


recovery made perfect sense for America’s


paperboard products. The point is that all


papermakers.


recovered paper is not the same. Continued


growth in paper recovery programs -


Largely as a result of this commitment to


focused on recovery of source-separated


increase paper recovery, there have been


- and will continue to be - significant grades of paper in demand by recyclers -


is essential.


changes in the way used paper is managed.


Consider these facts:


1E ven though paper consumption has Tissue li%l


increased, significantly less paper is going


to landfills - 11 million fewer tons in 1993


than in 1987.


In 1993, U.S. paper recovery saved more


than 90 million cubic yards of landfill space.


In 1993, for the first time in history,


more paper was recovered in the United


States than was landfilled.


When the 50 percent goal is achieved,


twice as much paper will be recovered as


landfilled.


THE 50 PERCENT GOAL.


How Will We Achieve I i 2. US. paper manufacfurers must


make unprecedented investments in


America’s papermakers have set an new recycling capacity. U.S. paper


ambitious goal - recovering 50 percent of manufacturers need to continue to expand


all the paper Americans use in the year their recycling capacity in order to provide


iii


A M E R I C A N F O R E S T (I P A P E R A S S O C I A T I O N markets for growing supplies of recovered by using recycled and recycled-content


paper. This is occurring. In fact, during products. Fortunately, consumer demand


U.S.


the balance of this decade, paper for these products remains strong and, in


companies plan to invest nearly $10 billion fact, is driving recycling expansion.


in new man-ufacturing capacity that will


allow them to make more recycled and


recycled-content paper and paperboard.


NewsDrint (3%)


Source FranklinA sw. (1993)-


The U.S. paper industry reached its 40


(2%)


percent recovery goal ahead of schedule


SoumA F&PA (1993) because of the dedication and cooperation


of millions of Americans. Reaching the 50


3. Government must continue to allow a percent goal - and achieving a paper


market-driven, reco very-based approach recovery rate well in excess of the world


to recycljng. Government must avoid average -will take even more dedication


market-distorting policies such as flow and cooperation.


control, which restricts recyclers’ access to


All signs, however, point to success.


recovered materials, or recycled-content


Americans are recovering more and more


mandates, which dictate where recovered


paper at home and on the job - keeping


fiber should go. Both policies inhibit


millions of tons of paper out of the nation’s


manufacturers’ flexibility and constitute


landfills. Paper manufacturers are ear-


barriers to efficient recycling expansion


marking billions of dollars to increase their


that will jeopardize achievement of the 50


recycling capacity. American consumers


percent paper recovery goal.


continue to demand recycled paper products.


-~


4. Consumers must continue to demand With this kind of teamwork, we’ll usher in


recycled and recycled-content paper and the 21st century recovering fully 50 percent


paperboard products. Just as consumers of all the paper Americans use - an


begin the process by source-separating achievement in which all of us will be able


their paper, they dose the recycling loop to take great pride.


iv


P A P E R M A T C H E R


P


aperMatcherTMi s a publication of the identify markets for recovered paper. The


American Forest & Paper Association directory lists the names and addresses of


(AF&PA), the national trade association paper mills known to utilize recovered


of the U.S. paper and forest products paper as a raw material; recovered paper


sort,


industry. dealers who pack and sell recovered


paper to paper mills; and recycling centers


This is the third edition of PaperMatcherTM, that accept recovered paper.


one of many publications and resources


AF&PA has produced to foster and expand AF&PA has attempted to compile as


paper recovery and recycling. comprehensive a list as possible of mills,


recovered paper dealers and recycling


America’s paper companies are fully centers. However, all information in


committed to maximizing recycling and PaperMatcherTMi s subject to change, and


minimizing the amount of paper that ends it is advisable to consult the most current


up in landfills. Central to the recycling telephone directory for additions, deletions,


effort is the industry’s goal to recover - new addresses, etc. Please notify the


for recycling and reuse - 50 percent of all American Forest & Paper Association,


the paper Americans use in the year 2000. 111 1 19th Street, NW, Suite 800,


Washington, DC 20036, with new or


PaperMatcherTMis designed to help updated information that should be


individuals, groups and communities included in future PaperMatcherTMli stings.


I


PAPER RECOVERY The cover of this directory contains 80 percent total recycled fibep.


The teit of this directory contains 50 percent total recycled fibel! A Directory of Paper Recycling Resources


PAPER RECYCLING-


MAKING PROGRESS TOWARD


THE 50 PERCENT RECOVERY GOAL


Pale


i


DIRECTORY OF U.S. PAPER AND


PAPERBOARD MILLS CONSUMING


RECOVERED PAPER


Pale


1


DIRECTORY OF U.S. RECOVERED


PAPER DEALERS


page 25


DIRECTORY OF U.S


RECYCLING CENTERS


page 39


October 1994 1 Making Progress lbward the 50 Percent Recovery Coal


W


hile recycling has played an impor- Achieving such an ambitious goal will not


tant role throughout the 300-plus be easy. Already, however, America's


year history of pulp, paper and pulp, paper and paperboard industry is


paperboard manufacture in America, investing billions of dollars in plants and


1993 marked two particularly significant equipment designed to expand utilization


recycling milestones. of recovered paper as a raw material.


Recovered paper utilization continues to


Last year, for the first time in history, more rise in each major sector of the industry


paper was recovered in the United States -as does consumer demand for


than was landfilled - a remarkable recycled-content paper products.


accomplishment made possible by the


millions of Americans who take the time to But the strong growth in paper recovery


separate their used paper and make it does more than just provide papermakers


available for recovery. Last year also with a vital raw material. The millions of


marked achievement of the industry's 1995 tons of paper Americans recover at home


goal to recover 40 percent of all the paper and in the workplace are millions of tons


Americans use - a goal reached two that don't end up in the nation's landfills -


years ahead of schedule. And at the end of good news for the environment.


last year, the industry set its sights even


higher, establishing a new goal to recover


Thanks to You, It's BOOmiflB


one-half of all the paper Americans use in


the year 2000.


Establishing the paper industry's 40 percent


paper recovery goal in 1990 marked the


starting point of an unprecedented effort


here in the United States to expand


recovery of paper for recycling. It's an


effort that's in full swing today.


Thanks to the efforts of millions of


Americans who sort out recyclable paper


at home and work, impressive statistics


-~


continue to mount. For example:


Last year, nearly 36 million tons of paper


and paperboard were recovered in the


United States - twice as much as in 1980.


i


A M E R I C A N F O R E S T 6 P A P E R A S S O C I A T I O N More than one of every two news- During the balance of this decade, U.S.


papers, 62 percent of all Corrugated papermakers plan unprecedented invest-


material and one-third of all paper and ments in new manufacturing capacity to


paperboard packaging (compared to 12 increase their reliance on recovered paper


percent of all other packaging) are being as a raw material. Already, however,


recove red. recovered paper is an important raw


Americans now recover 40 percent of all material for U.S. papermakers. Consider


-


paper used achieving the industry’s these statistics:


1995 recovery goal well ahead of schedule.


In all, paper and paperboard account Of the more than 500 U.S. paper and


for more than 60 percent of all materials paperboard mills, 75 percent recycle some


diverted from the municipal solid waste recovered paper, and 200 depend on it


stream. entirely.


Every day, U.S. papermakers recycle


enough paper to fill a 15-mile-long train of


boxcars.


At the turn of the century, recovered


paper is expected to supply 40 percent of all


fiber used to make paper and paperboard


-


products up from 25 percent in 1988.


In the year 2000, an estimated 78


percent of recovered paper will be recycled


domestically; 15 percent will be exported to


foreign recyclers; and the remaining 7


Paper Ip Paperboard (62.6%) percent will be reused to make such


nM etal (1 1. l%) products as animal bedding, insulation,


Glass (7.8%) hydromulch and compost.


Plastic (1 2%)


Other (1 7.8%)


Sour@: Fnnklin ASK (1990)


Vital lo U.S. Papermakers


U.S. papermakers’ demand for recovered


paper has grown alongside the dramatic


growth in recovered paper supply. The


availability of increasing supplies of


recovered paper has provided tremendous


opportunities for U.S. manufacturers to lk tk 1k


1906 1& 1990 1991 1992 143


increase recycling capacity.


Source: AF&PA


ii


P A P E R M A T C H E R PAPER RECYCLING:


2000. But just as public-private cooperation


a


Keeping Valuable was the key to achieving the 40 percent


Resource Out of Landfills target ahead of schedule, so will it be the


key to achieving the new 50 percent goal.


One of the principal reasons why the paper


Specifically, four things must happen:


industry set its original 40 percent paper


recovery goal was to reduce the amount of


.


1 Paper recovery programs must continue


paper going into America’s landfills. With


io


grow. We’ve seen extraordinary growth


existing landfill space filling up and new


in paper recovery programs at the local level


landfills increasingly difficult to site, it


- and equally extraordinary participation


became imperative that manufacturers and


in them by millions of environmentally


consumers work together to reduce the


conscious Americans. Looking ahead, it is


amount of materials destined for disposal.


vitally important to realize that different


What‘s more, because recovered paper is


types of recovered paper are suitable for


such a valuable resource, increasing


recycling into different types of paper and


recovery made perfect sense for America’s


paperboard products. The point is that all


papermakers.


recovered paper is not the same. Continued


growth in paper recovery programs -


Largely as a result of this commitment to


focused on recovery of source-separated


increase paper recovery, there have been


- and will continue to be - significant grades of paper in demand by recyclers -


is essential.


changes in the way used paper is managed.


Consider these facts:


1E ven though paper consumption has Tissue li%l


increased, significantly less paper is going


to landfills - 11 million fewer tons in 1993


than in 1987.


In 1993, U.S. paper recovery saved more


than 90 million cubic yards of landfill space.


In 1993, for the first time in history,


more paper was recovered in the United


States than was landfilled.


When the 50 percent goal is achieved,


twice as much paper will be recovered as


landfilled.


THE 50 PERCENT GOAL.


How Will We Achieve I i 2. US. paper manufacfurers must


make unprecedented investments in


America’s papermakers have set an new recycling capacity. U.S. paper


ambitious goal - recovering 50 percent of manufacturers need to continue to expand


all the paper Americans use in the year their recycling capacity in order to provide


iii


A M E R I C A N F O R E S T (I P A P E R A S S O C I A T I O N markets for growing supplies of recovered by using recycled and recycled-content


paper. This is occurring. In fact, during products. Fortunately, consumer demand


U.S.


the balance of this decade, paper for these products remains strong and, in


companies plan to invest nearly $10 billion fact, is driving recycling expansion.


in new man-ufacturing capacity that will


allow them to make more recycled and


recycled-content paper and paperboard.


NewsDrint (3%)


Source FranklinA sw. (1993)-


The U.S. paper industry reached its 40


(2%)


percent recovery goal ahead of schedule


SoumA F&PA (1993) because of the dedication and cooperation


of millions of Americans. Reaching the 50


3. Government must continue to allow a percent goal - and achieving a paper


market-driven, reco very-based approach recovery rate well in excess of the world


to recycljng. Government must avoid average -will take even more dedication


market-distorting policies such as flow and cooperation.


control, which restricts recyclers’ access to


All signs, however, point to success.


recovered materials, or recycled-content


Americans are recovering more and more


mandates, which dictate where recovered


paper at home and on the job - keeping


fiber should go. Both policies inhibit


millions of tons of paper out of the nation’s


manufacturers’ flexibility and constitute


landfills. Paper manufacturers are ear-


barriers to efficient recycling expansion


marking billions of dollars to increase their


that will jeopardize achievement of the 50


recycling capacity. American consumers


percent paper recovery goal.


continue to demand recycled paper products.


-~


4. Consumers must continue to demand With this kind of teamwork, we’ll usher in


recycled and recycled-content paper and the 21st century recovering fully 50 percent


paperboard products. Just as consumers of all the paper Americans use - an


begin the process by source-separating achievement in which all of us will be able


their paper, they dose the recycling loop to take great pride.


iv


P A P E R M A T C H E R


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