The Association of Plastic Recyclers

2015 National Postconsumer Plastics Bottle Recycling Rate Report Overview Monday, November 7th at 1:00 pm EST

The 2015 National Postconsumer Plastics Bottle Recycling Rate Report, a collaborative effort of APR and The American Chemistry Council (ACC), quantifies the amount of high density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP) bottles collected for recycling, as well as the rate of recycling of those bottles. This study also includes postconsumer recyc...
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2015 PET Container Recycling Rate Report Overview Tuesday, October 18th at 1:00 pm EST

The Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity in 2015 , a collaborative effort of APR and The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR), provides a detailed overview of the recycling of PET bottles and jars in the United States during 2015, as well as a general summary of the recycling of PET thermoforms. This webinar ...
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Recycling Rigid Plastics Beyond Bottles: Resources to Support MRFs and Municipalities Tuesday, September 6th at 1:00 pm EST

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), works to increase the amount of plastic recycled, and to strengthen the economic viability of plastics recycling. An annual survey of the largest communities in each of the fifty US states and Washington, DC indicates that the number of communities collecting #1-7 containers more than doubled from 2009 to...
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Plastics Recycling Works: Facts and Figures to Support a Thriving Industry Tuesday, August 9th at 1:00pm EST

Plastics recycling in 2016 is a strong, growing, vibrant, and economically sustainable industry. The volume of plastic containers recycled annually continues to grow at rates greater than gross domestic product. Consumer brand commitment, in concert with innovation in packaging design and recycling technology, are making a wider variety of products...
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The APR Design® Guide for Plastics Recyclability: A Guided Tour through this Comprehensive Product Design Reference Tool Tuesday, June 28th at 1:00 pm EST

APR works with Consumer Brand companies to encourage the expanded use of PCR in their products. This partnership is a key component of a collaborative approach to help companies achieve their sustainability goals and commitments. The APR Design® Guide for Plastics Recyclability was created to provide a reference for packaging engineers and designer...
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The APR Plastics Recycling Showcase: Celebrating Innovations that Support the Growth of Plastics Recycling Tuesday, April 19th at 1:00 pm EST

As The Voice of Plastics Recycling®, APR consistently seeks to recognize and promote innovations that enhance the recyclability of a new or existing package or container. APR promotes the growth and development of plastics recycling by providing the leadership and tools necessary to support the long-term growth and sustainability of the industry. I...
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