APR Meeting Information:


APR's June 2018 Member Meeting in the Woodlands, TX

June 5-7, 2018
The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
1601 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands TX 77380


 APR Members can register for the meeting here.  Early registration for APR members is $299 which includes all meeting activities.   Early registration rate ends on May 25!


  If you are not an APR member but would like to attend the meeting as a guest, please contact Ali.


Tuesday, June 5

1:30 - 4:30 pm General Session

        Welcome and Opening Remarks
        Director's Report: Steve Alexander
        The Latest on APR's Global Harmonization and Coordination Efforts: Jaime Camara, PetStar & Eric Targgart, Custom Polymers
        Life Cycle Inventory analysis research results: Beverly Sauer, Franklin Associates
        APR Staff Current and Future Projects: Liz Bedard, Sandi Childs, Kara Pochiro, John Standish

4:45 - 5:45 pm MRF Committee

4:45 - 5:45 pm PS Reclamation Committee

5:30 - 6:00 pm New Member & Guest Reception

6:00 - 7:30 pm Welcome Reception

Wednesday June 6

8:00 – 10:30 am PET Technical Committee

9:00 – 11:30 am Olefins Rigids Committee

11:00 am – 12:00 pm PET Reclaimer Committee

12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 pm Film Committee

3:00 – 5:00 pm Olefins Technical Committee

4:00 – 5:30 pm Communications Committee

6:00 - 7:30 pm APR Member Reception

Thursday June 7

7:30 - 8:30 am Breakfast

8:30 – 12:00 pm APR Closing Session

        Highlights from Committee Meetings
        California Update: Bruce Magnani, Houston Magnani & Associates
        APR Design® for Plastics Recyclability Training Program Recognition: Kara Pochiro, APR & Curt Cozart, Common Sense Solutions
        Everything You Need to Know About Problem Containers: Kate Eagles, APR
        Technical Presentations
               Standardization of Tracer/Watermark Sorting to Enhance Sorting: Steve Sikra, the Procter & Gamble Company
               Multi-layer Packaging and the Different Grades of EVOH: Dave Hagen, Kuraray America
               New PET Direct Print Technology: Veronika Knoechel, Krones Inc., and Kristina Hansen, Plastics Forming Enterprises
        Conclusions and Next Steps