News and Media Archives October 2017

October 31, 2017 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR Member Highlight - KW Plastics

KW Predicts 10 Percent Demand Boost For One Resin

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October 31, 2017 - Plastics Recycling Update, Santa Monica Lookout

APR in the News

PETG No Longer Considered Resin Code No. 1 in California
Bruce Magnani, a lobbyist for the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), successfully convinvced California lawmakers to exclude PETG from using resin code No 1.  See coverage of this important distinction below.

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October 31 - APR and NAPCOR Press Release and Coverage

Robust PET Bottle Sales Outpace Collection Volumes in 2016

Domestic PET Purchases Consistent, Export Down, with Growth in End Market Segments

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October 27, 2017 - APR Press Release

As China Bans Imports of Scrap Materials, Video Focuses on Domestic Jobs in Plastics Recycling

A new "Your Bottle Means Jobs" video from the Carolinas Plastics Recycling Council and the Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR).

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October 24, 2017 - Plastics Recycling Update, Resource Recycling, Plastics News, Recycling Today, Associations Now, Waste 360, Plastics in Packaging, Environmental Leader, Waste Today Magazine, Waste Dive, Wall Street Journal

APR Recycling Demand Champion Campaign in the NEWS

Working to expand market demand for PCR

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October 18, 2017 - APR Press Release

APR Announces Recycling Demand Champion Campaign

Representatives of Entire Supply Chain Commit

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October 11, 2017 - Recycling Magazine, Plastics in Packaging, Plastics News, Recycling Today, Packaging Materials, Waste Management World, Recycling International, Packaging Business Review,

APR in the News

Coverage of North American and EU Plastic Trade Associations Create Global Coalition to Harmonize Testing Protocols 

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