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The Foundation for Plastic Recycling


The mission of the Foundation for Plastic Recycling is to drive sustainability solutions for plastics packaging in order to support the Circular Economy. Through education, research and collaboration, the Foundation seeks to enhance the value of plastic recycling as well as expand plastic recycling efforts at the state and national level. Established by the Association of Plastic Recyclers, the Foundation for Plastic Recycling is unique for its commitment to enhancing and expanding plastics recycling efforts in order to garner economic and environmental benefits.

The Foundation’s activities encompass four fundamental objectives:

  • EDUCATE key audiences on the benefits of plastic recycling.
  • PROMOTE plastic recycling initiatives.
  • SUPPORT research and development of technological innovations and solutions to enhance plastic recycling.
  • EXPAND the recyclability of plastics and increase end market demand for recycled resins through training and other programs.


The Foundation for Plastic Recycling: Your connection to the circular economy.

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The Foundation’s initial areas of focus will address:

  • Investing in research and programs to extend technology innovations to advance plastics recfycling.
  • Delivering global solutions in the harmonization of design for recycling standards and testing protocols.
  • Increasing the supply, enhancing the quality and expanding the demand for recycled plastics.


For more information about how the Foundation for Plastic Recycling connects people and companies to the Circular Economy, or to make a financial investment to support the Foundation’s efforts, please contact Lisa Lopinsky, Executive Director of the Foundation.

Please support our mission by providing a financial investment to help support our efforts. The Foundation for Plastic Recycling (FPR) is exempt from federal income taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to FPR are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

Investments can be sent to:

Foundation for Plastic Recycling
1109 N. Quantico Street
Arlington, VA 22205

We look forward to working with you. 


Click here to read the June 2020 newsletter.

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