News and Media Archives December 2017


December 5, 2017 - Fast Company

APR Member Highlight: KW Plastics and Waste Management

China Doesn’t Want Our Trash Anymore, So We Need To Recycle Smarter

[Waste Management] works to create demand for recycled material from manufacturers. One customer and partner, KW Plastics, has helped shift the paint industry to paint cans made from recycled #5 plastic, the same material used in most yogurt containers, and Waste Management looks for similar new opportunities.

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December 15, 2017 - businessGreen, GreenBiz

APR in the News

US companies deconstruct China's recycling import ban

Some Western companies see China's upcoming crackdown on imported waste as an opportunity to upgrade their operations and use more recyclables in their own manufacturing, but challenges abound.

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