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.


2017 Machine Superintendent's Seminar/Roundtable
RPTA will be hosting a machine superintendent's seminar/roundtable on winding and slitting on October 24-25, 2017 in Devens, MA
For more information on this event, please click here.

2017 RPTA Scholarship Recipients
Jonathan Fitch, Western Michigan University Chemical Engineering & Paper Engineering Science major, awarded 2017 RPTA scholarship.
Brad Kirby, Miami University of Ohio Chemical Engineering major, 2017 RPTA Scholarship recipient.
Abigail Cortright, Western University Paper Engineering major, 2017 RPTA Research Grant recipient.
For photo, click here.

2017 Industry Profile Study
Testing for the 2017 RPTA Industry Profile Study, the annual physical properties benchmarking study is underway. The annual report should be available to RPTA members in September 2017.

2017 Production-Technical Seminar
The 2017 RPTA Production Technical Seminar was co-located with TAPPI's PaperCon in 2017. The 2017 conference was held in Minneapolis, MN with the RPTA sessions taking place on April 24-25, 2017. More information on this event can be found here.

Plans are being made for the 2018 Production Technical Seminar, co-located with PaperCon for April 15-18 In Charlotte, North Carolina.

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