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September 2, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

September 2, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

California mandates recycled material in beverage bottles

California lawmakers approved legislation requiring beverage companies to use recycled plastic. If signed, the bill will usher in the first recycled-content law of its kind for plastic bottles in the U.S.

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September 2, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

September 2, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

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PET bottle label innovations receive letters from APR

Two pressure-sensitive labels and one shrink-sleeve label recently received recognition from the Association of Plastic Recyclers because they were proven not to interfere with the PET recycling process.

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September 2, 2020 - Perishable News, The Produce News

 

September 2, 2020 - Perishable News, The Produce News

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Red Sun Farms Introduces New Graphic Refresh to Align With Sustainability Goals

Red Sun Farms is a high-tech hydroponic greenhouse farm with locations across Canada, Mexico, and the US, focusing on cultivating cucumbers, peppers, and tomatoes.

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August 27, 2020 - Plastics News

 

August 27, 2020 - Plastics News

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Perspective: Packaging, COVID and sustainability

The issues driving sustainability didn't change during Covid.

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August 26, 2020 - Recycling Product News, MSW Management

 

August 26, 2020 - Recycling Product News, MSW Management

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APR joins U.S. Plastics Pact as activator and advisor

APR President and CEO Steve Alexander, who sits on the pact's advisory council, called it the "single most important effort to address the growth and sustainability of plastics recycling in the past 20 years."

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August 26, 2020 - APR Press Release

 

August 26, 2020 - APR Press Release

APR Joins U.S. Plastics Pact as Activator and Advisor

As The Voice of Plastics Recycling®, and a founding Activator, the APR will serve on the U.S. Pact Advisory Council’s Expert Panel.

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has joined the U.S. Plastics Pact, a collaborative, solutions-driven initiative rooted in four ambitious goals intended to drive significant systems change by unifying diverse cross-sector approaches, setting a national strategy, and creating scalable solutions to create a path forward toward a circular economy for plastics in the United States by 2025.

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August 25, 2020 - Newswire, Benzinga, Tioga Publishing, The Bull, WFMZ Allentown, Pennsylvania Latino News, NS Packaging

 

August 25, 2020 - Newswire, Benzinga, Tioga Publishing, The Bull, WFMZ Allentown, Pennsylvania Latino News, NS Packaging

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GreenCircle Certified, LLC is Officially an Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR) Endorsed Certifier for Post-Consumer Resins (PCR)

GreenCircle Certified, LLC announced the achievement of becoming an Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR) Endorsed Certifier for Post-Consumer Resins (PCR).

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August 25, 2020 - Midland Paper, SpecialChem

 

August 25, 2020 - Midland Paper, SpecialChem

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Mactac Adhesive Meets Highest Standard for Recyclability by Association of Plastic Recyclers

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has recognized a new Mactac® pressure-sensitive adhesive innovation for the association’s highest recyclability standard.

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August 26, 2020 - Plastics News

 

August 26, 2020 - Plastics News

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Kickstart: This half will not be easy

How hard is it to reach the halfway point? When it comes to the recycling of plastics packaging in the U.S., 50 percent is very, very, very hard.

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August 25, 2020 - Plastics News, Waste360, Waste Dive, PR Newswire, PR News Centre, The Central Virginian

 

August 25, 2020 - Plastics News, Waste360, Waste Dive, PR Newswire, PR News Centre, The Central Virginian

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US Plastics Pact calls for recycling rate of 50 percent

More than 60 companies, plastics trade groups and governments in the U.S. unveiled an ambitious national target Aug. 25 that aims to boost packaging recycling and composting rates to 50 percent and substantially increase recycled content.

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Recognizing the True Value of Recycled Plastics is More Important Than Ever

The success of plastic recycling is dependent on consistent demand from brand companies and manufacturers. As brand companies continue to publicly state a wide variety of sustainability commitments that commonly include increased postconsumer resin (PCR) content and design for recyclability, it would seem the two industries could naturally work han...
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August 21, 2020 - Recycling Product News, Recycling Today, Waste Today, Waste Management World, Sustainable Plastics, European Plastic Product Manufacturer, Indian Chemical News, Label & Narrow Web

 

August 21, 2020 - Recycling Product News, Recycling Today, Waste Today, Waste Management World, Sustainable Plastics, European Plastic Product Manufacturer, Indian Chemical News, Label & Narrow Web

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New test from APR measures recyclability of film packaging

A new testing protocol that determines whether film packaging is compatible with the current recycling infrastructure has been developed by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR).

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August 20, 2020 - APR Press Release

 

August 20, 2020 - APR Press Release

APR Publishes PE Film Critical Guidance and Test Documents

Working with Brand Owners and Recyclers to Achieve Recyclability Goals

A new testing protocol that determines whether film packaging is compatible with the current recycling infrastructure has been developed by the leading plastics recycling authority in North America.

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August 19, 2020 - NS Packaging, Midland Paper, Web Wire, Africa Print, Packaging South Asia, Packaging Newsletter

 

August 19, 2020 - NS Packaging, Midland Paper, Web Wire, Africa Print, Packaging South Asia, Packaging Newsletter

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APR acknowledges recycle-readiness of AmPrima™ PE Plus heat resistance

AmPrima offers customers a more sustainable choice for their flexible packaging needs with no compromise on performance

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August 10, 2020 - How2Recycle

 

August 10, 2020 - How2Recycle

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REPORT: The Future of Store Drop-Off Recyclability

How2Recycle has completed an in-depth study on Store Drop-Off recyclability, and is pleased to share the results for the benefit of the general public in this report. 

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August 10, 2020 - Sustainable Plastics, Packaging Gateway, Plastics in Packaging, Recycling Product News, Plastics News

 

August 10, 2020 - Sustainable Plastics, Packaging Gateway, Plastics in Packaging, Recycling Product News, Plastics News

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APR’s PCR certification programme is catching on faster than expected in the market

The new APR PCR certification programme created by the Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR) in the US has seen much faster acceptance in the marketplace than anticipated, the association has announced.

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August 7, 2020 - APR Press Release

 

August 7, 2020 - APR Press Release

Growth of APR’s PCR Certification Program Exceeds Expectations

The first industry program to certify postconsumer resin (PCR) for use in packaging has seen much faster acceptance in the marketplace than anticipated, according to the organization that introduced the program in late March.

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August 3, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

August 3, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

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Groups recognize recyclability of packaging innovations

A roundup of the recent innovations.

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July 30, 2020 - Waste360, Recycling Today

 

July 30, 2020 - Waste360, Recycling Today

APR in the News

The Recycling Partnership Announces Newly Elected Board of Directors

The newly elected Board of Directors for The Recycling Partnership brings sustainability and industry knowledge and reach, paired with business expertise to advance the nation toward a circular economy.

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July 29, 2020 - Label & Narrow Web, Labels & Labeling

 

July 29, 2020 - Label & Narrow Web, Labels & Labeling

APR in the News

Avery Dennison films recognized under APR Guidance

Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has announced that its Clear Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) film portfolio has been certified to comply with the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) Critical Guidance Protocol for HDPE recycling.

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