News and Media Archives February 2017

For Immediate Release - February 28, 2017
Contact: Kara Pochiro, APR Communications Director

APR Announces 2017 Plastics Recycling Showcase

WHAT: Media and Press opportunity to meet and interview plastics recycling innovators chosen for the 2017 APR Plastics Recycling Showcase.

WHEN: Monday, March 6th, 2017 at 4:00 PM.

WHERE: APR Showcase booth #802 at the 2017 Plastics Recycling Conference, Exhibition Hall, Hyatt Regency New Orleans.

WHY:  Meet and Interview APR staff regarding the focus and purpose of the Showcase; interview plastics recycling innovators chosen for the Showcase; learn about product innovations and their impact on plastics recycling.

PHOTO Opportunity Available

Questions: Kara Pochiro, APR Communications Director,

The Association of Plastic Recyclers invites you to interview those chosen for the 2017 APR Plastics Recycling Showcase.  Announced during the APR Technical Forum held earlier in the day, representatives from each company will showcase their innovation at The Plastics Recycling Conference Exhibit Hall in booth #802 beginning at 4:00 pm CST.   As The Voice of Plastics Recycling®, APR is always looking to recognize innovations that have a positive impact on the ability of a package or container to be recycled. APR promotes the development of the plastics recycling industry by providing leadership for long-term industry growth and vitality. We recognize that innovation drives the growth of recycling, and is essential to the success of the plastic recycling industry. The Showcase will identify, highlight, and commend the industry’s leading innovations developed by APR member companies that support the growth of plastics recycling.  Visit to review the 2016 APR Plastics Recycling Showcase Innovators.


The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) is The Voice of Plastics Recycling®.  As the international trade association representing the plastics recycling industry, membership includes independent recycling companies of all sizes, processing numerous resins, as well as consumer product companies, equipment manufacturers, testing laboratories, organizations, and others committed to the success of plastics recycling. APR advocates the recycling of all plastics.  Visit  for more information.

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