The Association of Plastic Recyclers

December 4, 2019 - Plastics Today, Industry Global News 24

 

December 4, 2019 - Plastics Today, Industry Global News 24

APR in the News

True confessions: Plastics engineer humbled by recycling dilemma

It has been a little over a month since I started monitoring my use of polyethylene (PE) film. I have come to the realization that I don’t know diddly squat about plastic film recycling.

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December 4, 2019 - Plastics Today, Industry Global News 24

 

December 4, 2019 - Plastics Today, Industry Global News 24

APR in the News

True confessions: Plastics engineer humbled by recycling dilemma

It has been a little over a month since I started monitoring my use of polyethylene (PE) film. I have come to the realization that I don’t know diddly squat about plastic film recycling.

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October 31, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

October 31, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Company unveils RPET bottle with recycling-friendly barrier coating

A packaging equipment manufacturer has announced a 100% RPET bottle with an extremely thin layer of silica to serve as a gas barrier.

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APR Press Release: APR Urges Governor Gavin Newsom to Sign Bottle Recycling Bill

 

October 11, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Urges Governor Gavin Newsom to Sign Bottle Recycling Bill

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) today strongly urged California Governor Gavin Newsom to sign AB 792, “Recycling: Plastic Containers: Minimum Recycled Content and Labeling.”

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APR Press Release: APR Recycling Demand Champions Campaign Announces Over 300% Growth

 

October 2, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Recycling Demand Champions Campaign Announces Over 300% Growth

Company Participation Continues to Expand

APR Recycling Demand Champions program has generated almost 26 million pounds of new demand for postconsumer resin (PCR) this year, more than tripling the amount generated in the first year.

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June 5, 2019 - APR Press Release

 

June 5, 2019 - APR Press Release

Newest APR Recycling Demand Champion Companies Announced 

Proactively Building Demand for Recycled Plastics
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January 28, 2019 - APR Press Release

 

 
January 28, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Press Release

Association of Plastic Recyclers Report: Use of Recycled Plastic Linked to Reduced Energy Consumption, Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions

"This study shows a win-win for companies who incorporate recycled plastic resin into their new products: they can improve the environmental sustainability of their products and processes and reduce their energy costs."

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March 6, 2018 - APR Press Release

 

March 6, 2018 - APR Press Release

APR Announces 2018 Plastics Recycling Showcase

Highlighting Innovations to Support the Plastics Recycling Industry

The Plastcs Recycling Showcase, developed to highlight and promote industry leading innovations that have a positive impact on plastics collection and recycling, focuses on recently commercialized innovations developed by APR member companies.

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