Consumption of Recovered Paper Rises in September

The consumption of recovered paper in September increased 8 percent when compared with September 2009, according to statistics recently released by the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA).

The consumption of recovered paper in September was down 3 percent when compared with the preceding month. However, the U.S. consumption of recovered paper was up 9 percent during the first three quarters of 2010 when compared with the same period in 2009, according to AF&PA.

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• For an overview of the August 2010 recovered paper stats, see "Consumption of Recovered Paper Drops in August."