65.4 percent of paper consumed in the United States was recovered for recycling in 2014

06/09/2015

The annual paper recovery rate has nearly doubled since 1990 and the industry has set a goal to exceed 70 percent paper recovery by 2020 as part of the AF&PA Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 sustainability initiative.


Source: American Forest & Paper Association, May 12, 2015.