The Association of Plastic Recyclers

October 9, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

October 9, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

APR fall meeting: RPET demand will outpace supply

Plastics recycling professionals converged last week to discuss market dynamics, emerging technologies and other key industry trends.

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APR Press Release: APR Urges Governor Gavin Newsom to Sign Bottle Recycling Bill

 

October 11, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Urges Governor Gavin Newsom to Sign Bottle Recycling Bill

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) today strongly urged California Governor Gavin Newsom to sign AB 792, “Recycling: Plastic Containers: Minimum Recycled Content and Labeling.”

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October 3, 2019 - Plastics News

 

October 3, 2019 - Plastics News, Recycling Today, Plastics in Packaging

APR in the News

APR sees more demand for recycled resin through 'Champions'

The APR Recycling Demand Champions Campaign spurred more than triple the amount of recycled resin demand from its initial year.

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APR Press Release: APR Recycling Demand Champions Campaign Announces Over 300% Growth

 

October 2, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Recycling Demand Champions Campaign Announces Over 300% Growth

Company Participation Continues to Expand

APR Recycling Demand Champions program has generated almost 26 million pounds of new demand for postconsumer resin (PCR) this year, more than tripling the amount generated in the first year.

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August 23, 2018 - Plastics News

 

August 23, 2018 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Training scheduled for recycling design guidelines

The Association of Plastic Recyclers is taking to the road in a first-ever regional training program centered around its recycling design guidelines.

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August 20, 2019 - NPR

 

August 20, 2019 - NPR

APR in the News

U.S. Recycling Industry Is Struggling To Figure Out A Future Without China

Kara Pochiro: "Plastic recycling isn't dead, and it works, and it's important to protecting our environment, and it's essential to the circular economy."

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July 24, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

July 24, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update, Resource Recycling

APR in the News

Plastics recycling elevated to national stage

“Just the fact that they’re having the discussion about this at a federal level is a good thing, because historically these issues have been handled at the state and local level."

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July 17, 2019 - Chicago Sun Times

 

July 17, 2019

APR in the News

U.S. recycling of plastics will continue strong — no matter what China does

There are three way we can all help recycling in the U.S. work even better.

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June 11, 2019 - Yahoo Finance

 

June 11, 2019 - Yahoo Finance, Environmental Leader, British Plastics & Rubber, Checkout, Plastics in Packaging, Recycling Today, Cosmetics Design Asia, WGNO News ABC, CNN, The Hill, Global Cosmetics News, Plastics Recycling Update

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Colgate’s Recyclable Tube First to be Recognized by Association of Plastic Recyclers
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June 5, 2019 - APR Press Release

 

June 5, 2019 - APR Press Release

Newest APR Recycling Demand Champion Companies Announced 

Proactively Building Demand for Recycled Plastics
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May 22, 2019 - Plastics News

 

May 22, 2019 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Consumers, brand owners, processors all have a part in increasing recycled content

Plastics recycling really does not start, or stop, with plastics recyclers.

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May 21, 2019 - GreenBiz

 

May 21, 2019 - GreenBiz

APR in the News

4 reasons businesses should set sustainable packaging goals
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May 17, 2019 - Plastics News

 

May 17, 2019

APR in the News

Compounders see increased role in sustainability story

Recycling is becoming more urgent as public outrage grows over plastics in the oceans.

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May 14, 2019 - Recycling Today

 

May 14, 2019 - Recycling Today

APR in the News

The Recycling Partnership adds to executive committee

Steve Alexander, president and chief executive officer of the Association of Plastic Recyclers, joins the executive committee as an at-large member.

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May 10, 2019 - Recycling Today

May 10, 2019 - Recycling Today

APR in the News

APR details five areas of focus for PET bottle designs

Five for Focus area highlights and addresses key components of PET container design that can affect recycling.

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May 3, 2019 - Recycling Today

 

May 3, 2019 - Recycling Today, Waste360

APR in the News

APR updates Design Guide for Plastics Recyclability

"These updates represent a valuable tool for package designers and brands and a significant body of work."

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April 30, 2019 - APR Press Release

April 30, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Enhances PET Critical Guidance and Test Documents

Working with Brand Owners to Achieve Recyclability Goals
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April 24, 2019 - New York Times

 

April 24, 2019 - New York Times 

APR in the News

One Thing You Can Do: Know Your Plastics

"You absolutely want to make sure that you never ever put PVC into your recycling bin,” said Steve Alexander.

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April 17, 2019 - Waste Today Magazine

 

April 17, 2019 - Waste Today Magazine

APR in the News

ISRI2019: Packaging innovations that support recycling

John Caturano of Nestlé Waters North America says that Association of Plastic Recyclers’ design guidelines are an underused resource.

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April 11, 2019 - Plastics News

 

April 11, 2019 - Plastics News 

APR in the News

Lopinsky ready to build up APR's Foundation for Plastic Recycling

"The foundation takes a higher level and we will look at projects and initiatives that address your issues but also a bigger picture of the public and society in general, not just the day-to-day issues of the association member."

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