MYTH: Making paper destroys forests.
FACT: Paper supports sustainable forest management.
PAPER SUPPORTS SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT. The U.S. paper industry promotes sustainable forestry and depends on sustainable forest growth to provide a reliable supply of wood fiber. Paper manufacturers do this by encouraging forest sustainability through their purchase and use of certified wood fiber and by promoting sustainable forest management policies and practices at home and around the globe. SEE THE TWO SIDES FACT SHEET FOR MORE.