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January 22, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Launches Renewed Push for Grocery Rigid Plastics Recycling

Recycling Trade Organization Offers Updated Website, Tools, Info Flyer

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) today confirmed its continued commitment to recycling grocery rigid plastics with a renewed push to encourage retail grocery chains to aggregate and market their behind-the-counter rigid plastics.

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January 17, 2020 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Ampacet revives film recycling

Materials maker Ampacet wants to revive recycling markets with a new line of masterbatch concentrates.

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January 15, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Avangard to supply Dow with PCR pellets

Dow signed a deal to buy recycled polyethylene pellets from Avangard Innovative, allowing the petrochemical giant to provide recycled-content plastic to North American customers for the first time.

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January 14, 2020 - Resource, Packaging News, Cosmetics Design Europe, Yahoo! Finance, Environmental Leader

APR in the News

Colgate launches first recyclable toothpaste tube

Colgate has launched an ‘industry-first’ recyclable toothpaste tube, as part of the company’s aim for 100 per cent of its packaging to be recyclable by 2025.

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January 13, 2020 - Redfin

APR in the News

Expert Tips for a More Eco-Friendly Home in 2020

A new year means a fresh start, a time for change. While this mindset typically applies to self-improvement, it’s equally as important for your home.

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January 13, 2020 - Greener Package, Packaging World

APR in the News

Static Bottle Recycling Rate is Insufficient to Meet CPG Demands for rPET

A new report shows a U.S. recycling rate for PET and HDPE bottles of 28.9% in 2018, far below the volume needed to meet CPG’s upcoming goals around the use of recycled content.

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January 8, 2020 - Business Wire

APR in the News

North America Recycled Plastics Market Expected to Generate a Value of US $21.6 Billion by 2024

The North America recycled plastics market reached a value of US$ 15.9 Billion in 2018.

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