The paperrecycles.org website was launched in 2005 as a dedicated resource to provide up-to-date information on paper recycling news, tools and events. The site was designed for use by individuals interested in obtaining information about the paper industry and resources to help start or improve paper recycling efforts.

In its original format, paperrecycles.org included sections on:

Since its launch, paperrecycles.org has become the home of the AF&PA Recycling Awards, paper recycling research and statistics, case studies of award-winning paper recycling programs, and social media links for Twitter and Facebook.

Through ongoing dedication to paper recycling – supported by the tools and resources available on papperrecycles.org – the paper industry and Americans nationwide have been able to double the paper recovery rate since 1990.