U.S. Consumption of Recovered Paper Up in September

Nov. 4, 2010 - According to the American Forest & Paper Association's September 2010 Recovered Paper Monthly Report, total U.S. industry consumption of recovered paper was 2.63 million tons, 8% higher than September of last year. However, consumption in September was 3% lower than August.

The U.S. consumed 9% more recovered paper in the first 9 months of 2010 than during the same period last year, AF&PA said.

U.S. exports of recovered paper were down 3% in August compared to July.

Year-to-date exports of recovered paper are 2% lower than during the same months last year.

SOURCE: American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA)