Recovered paper consumption rises

According to the June 2010 Recovered Paper Monthly Report published by AF&PA, total United States industry consumption of recovered paper was 2.6 million tons, an increase from June 2009 of 6 percent.

United States exports of recovered paper were down 2.5 percent in May compared to April. Total recovered paper exports in 2010 are flat compared with exports in the same 6 months in 2009.