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Technical Bulletins

The APR Design® Guide Bulletins focus on specific aspects of plastic package design and illustrate the benefits that result from using APR Design® Guidance, APR Testing Methods, and materials which have received APR Critical Guidance Recognition.

Within a two page format, each Bulletin provides:

  • A brief description of the issue
  • A flow chart highlighting where the problem occurs in the recycling process
  • A solution to the issue
  • A listing of APR member company resources
  • Illustrations of good practices
  • Illustrations of unfavorable practices

Current Technical Bulletins:

Pressure Sensitive Labels
Shrink Sleeve Labels for PET Packaging

Bulletins focused on additional topics are currently being developed through the course of 2016.