The Association of Plastic Recyclers

December 20, 2018 - Response from APR

 

December 20, 2018

APR's Response to 60 Minutes Piece on Plastic Waste

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December 17, 2018 - APR Press Release

 

December 17, 2018 - APR Press Release

Plastic Bottle Recycling Resilient In Face Of Short-Term Challenges

5-Year Growth Rate Still Positive Despite Dip in 2017

“Plastic bottle recycling is proving to be resilient in the face of short-term challenges,” said Steve Alexander, president of APR.

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November 16, 2018 - Waste 360

 

November 16, 2018 - Waste 360, Plastics Recycling Update, Recycling Product News, Waste Management World, Lexology, Environmental Leader

APR in the News

Report: U.S. PET Recycling Rate Climbs to 29.2%

The U.S. PET recycling rate increased from 28.4 percent in 2016 to 29.2 percent in 2017, according to a new report by NAPCOR and APR.

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November 15, 2018 - APR Press Release

 

November 15, 2018 -  APR Press Release

PET Recycling Rate Increases in Challenging 2017 Market

Strong Domestic RPET Demand Continues

"The key to continued growth in the PET recycling industry is increased demand for RPET by end users, and designing bottles for recyclability."

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November 14, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

November 14, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

APR: ‘There is no sustainability without recycling’

“Recycling is at the base of any sustainability movement,” said Steve Alexander, executive director of APR. “Frankly, there is no sustainability without recycling.”

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November 5, 2018 - Waste Management World

 

November 5, 2018 - Waste Management World

APR Member Highlight: CABKA IPS

CABKA Opens Plastic Recycling Research Facility in Valencia
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October 31, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

October 31, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR Member Highlight: GreenMantra Technologies

How one reclaimer is accessing new markets for PS
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October 31, 2018 - Recycling Product News

 

October 31, 2018 - Recycling Product News, Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

APR endorses global commitment to eradicate plastic waste

"This Global Commitment is a huge step forward in the effort to create a global vision for a true circular economy for the plastics industry."

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October 31, 2018 - APR Press Release

 

October 31, 2018 - APR Press Release

APR Endorses Global Commitment to Eradicate Plastic Waste

Effort to Guide the Sustainability of Plastics in the Circular Economy

APR joins 250 other organizations to endorse The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment led by The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the UN Environment, that was officially unveiled at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali this week.

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October 14, 2018 - Packaging World

 

October 14, 2018 - Packaging World

APR Member Highlight: UPM Raflatac

Sustainable labels boost circular economy
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October 10, 2018 - APR Demand Champs Press Release

 

October 10, 2018 - APR PRESS RELEASE

2018 APR Recycling Demand Champion Campaign’s Year End Report Released, New Champion Companies Announced

Proactively Building Demand for Recycled Plastics

A program designed to expand market demand for recycled plastics has generated almost 7 million pounds of new demand in its first year. The APR Recycling Demand Champions Campaign, created by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) in 2017 to develop new markets for recycled plastics, announced the results at the APR annual meeting in St. Petersburg, FL. APR also announced several new participants who have committed to increase their use of postconsumer resin (PCR) in the upcoming year.

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October 3, 2018 - Plastics News

 

October 3, 2018 - Plastics News, Packing Materials

APR in the News

Two events focused on plastics recycling form strategic alliance

‘’The alliance will further boost plastics recycling initiatives, developments and projects on the global level."

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October 3, 2018 - Packaging Europe

 

October 3, 2018 - Packaging Europe

APR Member Highlight: Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison Wins LabelExpo 2018 Sustainability Award
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October 1, 2018 - APR Press Release

 

October 1, 2018 - APR Press Release

APR Releases Plastics Sorting Best Management Practices Guide

Facilitating Consistent Data Collection Across Multiple Programs Nationwide
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September 26, 2018 - Labels & Labeling

 

September 26, 2018 - Labels & Labeling

APR in the News

Association of Plastic Recyclers presents on circular economy

Steve Alexander, president and CEO of the Association of Plastic Recyclers, presented ‘APR: Your Conduit to the Circular Economy’, in the TLMI Ecovillage at Labelexpo Americas 2018.

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September 21, 2018 - Packaging World

 

September 21, 2018 - Packaging World

APR Member Highlight:  The Coca-Cola Company + Indorama Ventures

Coca-Cola's Simply Orange more sustainable, still structurally sound
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September 13, 2018 - PETnology

 

September 13, 2018 - PETnology

APR Member Highlight: PepsiCo, Inc.

PepsiCo to more than triple recycled content in its plastic bottles to 50%P in the European Union by 2030
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June 13, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

June 13, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

APR digs into harmonization, ‘negative media’ and more

Several hundred members of the Association of Plastic Recyclers, along with many invitees, met last week in Houston to dive deep into the options and barriers to increased plastics recycling.

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June 6, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

June 6, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

New packaging recyclability platform unveiled

A European plastics recycling group has released an online tool to help packaging designers ensure their products are recyclable.

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June 5, 2018 - APR Press Release

 
June 5, 2018 - APR Press Release

Newest APR Recycling Demand Champion Companies Announced at June APR Meeting

Proactively Building Demand for Recycled Plastics
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