Use of Recovered Paper Increases in May

U.S. industries consumed 2.6 million tons of recovered paper in May, according to the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA). That figure represents a 1.3 percent increase from April and a 7.1 percent increase from May 2009, the AF&PA says.

The consumption of recovered paper increased 8.5 percent during the first five months of 2010 when compared with the same period in 2009.

The complete report is available at the AF&PA’s website.