Helpful Links

You will find a wealth of information regarding recycled paperboard and more at the organizations below:

  • American Forest & Paper Association
    The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) serves to advance a sustainable U.S. pulp, paper, packaging, and wood products manufacturing industry through fact-based public policy and marketplace advocacy.

  • Earth911.com
    Guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment.

  • Paperrecycles.org
    A program of the American Forest & Paper Association, this website provides information on paper and the environment, workplace, school and community recycling.

  • The 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance
    Learn about 100% recycled paperboard at this site run by an alliance of 100% recycled paperboard manufacturers.

  • TAPPI
    TAPPI is the association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging, and converting industries and publisher of Paper360° and TAPPI JOURNAL.

  • US Environmental Protection Agency
    Learn how reducing, reusing, and recycling can help you, your community, and the environment by saving money, energy, and natural resources. Recycling programs are managed at the state and local level — find information on recycling in your community.


LATEST NEWS

Industry Benchmarking Survey
Based on membership feedback, we have decided not to conduct the Survey in 2024. We will use the temporary pause to consider ways to improve the Survey and to establish the new Survey frequency. All decisions will be communicated widely to our membership. All past Survey reports can be accessed at this member-only page.

Narrow Roll Safety Guideline
Available at this web page.

2023 RPTA Fall Roundtable
The annual member-only Fall Roundtable last year covered New Paper Mill Technology. It included presentations by Voith and Valmet and a tour of the new paper mill operations at Graphic Packaging International’s Kalamazoo Mill. Seminar slides are available at this member-only page.

2024 Winter Webinar
On January 25th, we held a webinar on Waste Reduction through Separation and Upcycling, presented by Drew Kinsel, Upcycling Product Manager at Kadant Black Clawson. Webinar slides and recording are available to RPTA members only at this web page, along with materials from other past webinars.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Production-Technical Seminar
Our next P-T Seminar will be on April 29 and 30, at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, co-located with TAPPICon 2024. Session topics are:

  1. Safer Operations
  2. Process Monitoring
  3. Multiply Machine Operations
  4. New Packaging Developments

As in past years, registration is through www.TAPPICon.org

Summer Webinar
The webinar will be on in-line freeness control. Details to follow.