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September 16, 2020 - Waste Dive

APR in the News

Long Beach, California, revamps recycling to focus on plastics by item type, not resin numbers

The city is introducing an item-specific recycling program that avoids using numeric designations and directs residents to recycle specific types of items such as milk jugs, water bottles and cereal boxes.

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September 11, 2020 - Labels & Labeling, PrintWeek, WhatTheyThink, Plastics in Packaging

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Siegwerk receives APR recognition for de-inking technology

Siegwerk’s washable ink technology that enables deinking of UV/LED-printed PET shrink sleeves, allowing for a recycling of the sleeve along with PET bottles has been accredited as the first technology of its kind by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR).

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September 10, 2020 - Environment & Energy Leader, Bake, Benzinga, MyVanCity, QSR

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Starbucks Releases Strawless Lids in US and Canada

The company is rolling out lightweight recyclable strawless lids for iced beverages sold in the United States and Canada.

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September 6, 2020 - Considerable

APR in the News

Why you’re now supposed to leave the cap on when recycling

One recycling myth we can clear up right now.

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September 4, 2020 - Packaging Strategies

APR in the News

What Does Your Labeling Say?

Labels communicate to consumers about your brand — be it a recycling claim, nutrition benefits, or how the product can be used.

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September 2, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

California mandates recycled material in beverage bottles

California lawmakers approved legislation requiring beverage companies to use recycled plastic. If signed, the bill will usher in the first recycled-content law of its kind for plastic bottles in the U.S.

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September 2, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

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PET bottle label innovations receive letters from APR

Two pressure-sensitive labels and one shrink-sleeve label recently received recognition from the Association of Plastic Recyclers because they were proven not to interfere with the PET recycling process.

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