News and Media Archives 2016

November 11, 2016 - Recycling Today

APR Member Highlight: Dart Container

Dart Container opens foam recycling drop-off in Georgia city  

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November 3, 2016 - Plastics News, Resource Recycling

APR in the News

Coverage of the annual National Postconsumer Plastic Bottle Recycling Report

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November 2, 2016 - APR and ACC Press Release

Plastic Bottle Recycling in US Stays Flat in 2015

Domestic Processing Reaches New High

Plastic bottle recycling held nearly steady in 2015, with a slight decrease of 0.5 percent from 2014, according to figures released jointly today by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC). The 26th annual National Postconsumer Plastic Bottle Recycling Report indicates the overall recycling rate for plastic bottles for the year was 31.1 percent, down slightly from 31.7 percent the previous year.

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December 13, 2016 - GlobeNewswire, Package Printing, Resource Recycling

APR Member Highlight: UPM Raflatac

UPM Raflatac's new shrink sleeve films receive recognition for recyclability from APR

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