The Association of Plastic Recyclers

January 27, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

January 27, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Meet the Speakers: Kara Pochiro, VP of Communications and Public Affairs, The Association of Plastic Recyclers

As we get within a few weeks of the 2020 Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show, we’re pleased to introduce you to another expert set to take the conference stage.

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January 22, 2019 - APR Press Release

 

January 22, 2020 - 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

 

January 17, 2020 - Plastics News

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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

 

January 15, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

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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

 

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

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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

 

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

 

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

 
January 8, 2020 - Business Wire

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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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January 7, 2020 - Greener Package

 

January 7, 2020 - Greener Package

APR in the News

Colgate-Palmolive Competes on Toothpaste, not Tube

Colgate-Palmolive’s breakthrough toothpaste tube, on pace to be fully rolled out by 2025, is recognized as recyclable by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR).

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January 2, 2020 - GreenBiz

 

January 2, 2020 - GreenBiz

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6 circular economy trends that will shape 2020

Circular economy approaches advanced in 2019, particularly for plastics and packaging. The explosion of media interest in the ocean plastics crisis has driven both consumers and regulators to seek action.

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January 2, 2020 - Packaging Europe

 

January 2, 2020 - Packaging Europe

APR in the News

2019 in review: our most-read articles from the past year

2019 was an exciting year for the packaging industry, with a range of announcements, pledges, and policies having been revealed by organisations from across the value chain.

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December 30, 2019 - Delco Times

 

December 30, 2019 - Delco Times

APR in the News

Year in Review: J.P. Mascaro launches ‘first-ever’ initiative

In 2019, Montgomery County-based J.P. Mascaro & Sons and its TotalRecycle facility in Exeter Township, Berks County, stepped onto the front line of an evolving recycling industry.

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December 30, 2019 - The Observer

 

December 30, 2019 - The Observer

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Plastic gets bagged

Putting groceries or takeout into single-use plastic bags for free in Oregon ends Tuesday.

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December 25, 2019 - Mail Tribune

 

December 25, 2019 - Mail Tribune

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Since You Asked: Plastic bag ban is across Oregon

House Bill 2509 dramatically restricts single-use plastic bags at checkout lines statewide.

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December 20, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

December 20, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Production growth outpaces bottle recycling increase

More plastic bottles were recycled in 2018 than the prior year. But because of an overall bottle production increase, the recycling rate fell.

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December 18, 2019 - Recycling Today

 

December 18, 2019 - Recycling Today

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US plastic bottle recycling rate at 29 percent in 2018

The five-year compounded annual growth rate for plastic bottle recycling slid 0.4 percent.

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December 18, 2019 - APR Press Release

 

December 18, 2019 - APR Press Release

Plastic Bottle Recycling Strong Despite Challenges

Pounds, Rate Largely Remain Steady in 2018

The domestic collection of plastic bottles for recyclingrose 52 million pounds, or 1.8 percent, to reach nearly 2.9 billion pounds in 2018.

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December 16, 2019 - Packaging Strategies

 

December 16, 2019 - Packaging Strategies

APR in the News

Understanding the Role of Inks in Sustainability

Inks and coatings are manufactured to improve eco-efficiency in the pressroom and deliver value that benefits brand owners and consumers.

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December 13, 2019 - Recycling Today

 

December 13, 2019 - Recycling Today

APR in the News

APR announces its 2020 board

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), Washington, has announced its board of directors that will lead the organization in 2020.

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December 13, 2019 - Plastics News

 

December 13, 2019 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Kickstart: 'No, please don't do that'

If there's one company that can make a major impact in consumer packaging, it's Walmart Co. The Arkansas-based retail giant says its serious about putting better, more sustainable packaging on its shelves.

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