Georgia-Pacific Honored by American Forest and Paper Association

November 3, 2021

Georgia-Pacific LLC, parent company of GP PRO, recently received two sustainability awards from the American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA).

Georgia-Pacific received the 2021 AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award for Energy Efficiency/Greenhouse Gas Reduction for its Quilted Northern Ultra Soft & Strong® bath tissue. In producing the tissue, the company uses a manufacturing technology that saves 30% more water while using 30% less energy.

Georgia-Pacific also received the 2021 AF&PA Innovation in Sustainability Award for Innovations Across the Recycling Supply Chain. The award recognized GP PRO’s use of recycled fibers in its Dixie® ecosmart® cups as well as the company’s organizational shift to using paper-padded mailers that are curbside recyclable.

About GP PRO
Based in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products, and related chemicals. The company operates approximately 150 facilities and employs approximately 30,000 people directly and creates nearly 89,000 jobs indirectly. GP PRO, a division of Georgia-Pacific, manufactures and sells well-known brands like ActiveAire®, Angel Soft® Professional Series, Brawny®, Compact®, Dixie®, Dixie Ultra®, enMotion®, and Pacific Blue™. GP PRO products meet restroom, foodservice, and break room needs for office buildings, healthcare, foodservice, high-traffic, lodging, retail, and education facilities, plus a wide range of industrial and manufacturing facilities in North America. For more information, visit