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December 30, 2019 - Delco Times

 

December 30, 2019 - Delco Times

APR in the News

Year in Review: J.P. Mascaro launches ‘first-ever’ initiative

In 2019, Montgomery County-based J.P. Mascaro & Sons and its TotalRecycle facility in Exeter Township, Berks County, stepped onto the front line of an evolving recycling industry.

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December 30, 2019 - The Observer

 

December 30, 2019 - The Observer

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Plastic gets bagged

Putting groceries or takeout into single-use plastic bags for free in Oregon ends Tuesday.

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December 25, 2019 - Mail Tribune

 

December 25, 2019 - Mail Tribune

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Since You Asked: Plastic bag ban is across Oregon

House Bill 2509 dramatically restricts single-use plastic bags at checkout lines statewide.

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December 20, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

December 20, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Production growth outpaces bottle recycling increase

More plastic bottles were recycled in 2018 than the prior year. But because of an overall bottle production increase, the recycling rate fell.

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December 18, 2019 - Recycling Today

 

December 18, 2019 - Recycling Today

APR in the News

US plastic bottle recycling rate at 29 percent in 2018

The five-year compounded annual growth rate for plastic bottle recycling slid 0.4 percent.

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APR Press Release: Plastic Bottle Recycling Strong Despite Challenges

 

December 18, 2019 - APR Press Release

Plastic Bottle Recycling Strong Despite Challenges

Pounds, Rate Largely Remain Steady in 2018

The domestic collection of plastic bottles for recyclingrose 52 million pounds, or 1.8 percent, to reach nearly 2.9 billion pounds in 2018.

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December 16, 2019 - Packaging Strategies

 

December 16, 2019 - Packaging Strategies

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Understanding the Role of Inks in Sustainability

Inks and coatings are manufactured to improve eco-efficiency in the pressroom and deliver value that benefits brand owners and consumers.

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December 13, 2019 - Recycling Today

 

December 13, 2019 - Recycling Today

APR in the News

APR announces its 2020 board

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), Washington, has announced its board of directors that will lead the organization in 2020.

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December 13, 2019 - Plastics News

 

December 13, 2019 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Kickstart: 'No, please don't do that'

If there's one company that can make a major impact in consumer packaging, it's Walmart Co. The Arkansas-based retail giant says its serious about putting better, more sustainable packaging on its shelves.

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APR Press Release: Plastic Recyclers Elect New Board of Directors for 2020

 

December 12, 2019 - APR Press Release

Plastic Recyclers Elect New Board of Directors for 2020

Strong Leadership to Support the Plastics Recycling Industry

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) recently announced its leadership team and Board of Directors to lead the organization for 2020.

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December 11, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

December 11, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

How a new domestic end market for HDPE emerged

A group’s green light to use recycled HDPE in road drainage pipes opens a potentially massive market for recovered plastic. Officials recently explained the work that drove the decision.

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December 4, 2019 - Plastics Today, Industry Global News 24

 

December 4, 2019 - Plastics Today, Industry Global News 24

APR in the News

True confessions: Plastics engineer humbled by recycling dilemma

It has been a little over a month since I started monitoring my use of polyethylene (PE) film. I have come to the realization that I don’t know diddly squat about plastic film recycling.

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December 4, 2019 - Plastics Today, Industry Global News 24

 

December 4, 2019 - Plastics Today, Industry Global News 24

APR in the News

True confessions: Plastics engineer humbled by recycling dilemma

It has been a little over a month since I started monitoring my use of polyethylene (PE) film. I have come to the realization that I don’t know diddly squat about plastic film recycling.

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December 4, 2019 - StyleCaster, Plastics Today

 

December 4, 2019 - StyleCaster

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Tom’s of Maine Gave Its Toothpaste a Low-Key Makeover That We’re Actually Impressed By

What you put inside your body matters, as well as what you’re putting back into the planet. Tom’s of Maine recyclable toothpaste is here to help.

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December 3, 2019 - Route Fifty

 

December 3, 2019 - Route Fifty

APR in the News

Congressional Proposals Would Pay For Recycling Education at Local Level

Two new bills would provide funding for state and local governments to better educate consumers about what can and cannot be recycled in an effort to reduce waste.

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December 2, 2019 - Plastics News

 

December 2, 2019 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Kickstart: The Sustainability Bowl

It's getting close to college football bowl season, which means it's an opportunity to celebrate zero (zero waste that is).

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November 27, 2019 - Plastics News

 

November 27, 2019 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Turning a recycling nightmare into a success story

This month Colgate-Palmolive Co. delivered to retailers the first tube recognized as being recyclable by the Association of Plastic Recyclers.

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November 27, 2019 - Plastics News

 

November 27, 2019 - Plastics News

APR in the News

PolyOne expands sustainables lineup

In September at the 2019 Beverage Packaging Conference in Munich, PolyOne announced the commercial availability of ColorMatrix-brand SmartHeat Re-Heat Clear as part of its circular economy solutions portfolio for recycled PET resins and PET bottles.

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November 26, 2019 - Packaging Strategies

 

November 26, 2019 - Packaging Strategies

APR in the News

APR Recycling Champions Catapult Domestic Demand for Recyclable Plastics

A program designed to expand market demand for recycled plastics has generated almost 26 million pounds of new demand for post-consumer resin (PCR), more than tripling the amount generated in the first year.

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November 26, 2019 - Plastics Today

 

November 26, 2019 - Plastics Today

APR in the News

UL certifies energy-saving claims of Milliken’s Hyperform HPN PP additives

UL Environment & Sustainability, a unit of the global UL group, confirmed recently that it has certified that four grades of Milliken Chemical’s Hyperform HPN produced an average of 5 to 8% energy savings for firms that injection mold thin-wall container lids or similar polypropylene (PP) products.

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