The Association of Plastic Recyclers

March 26, 2019 - Recycling International

 

March 26, 2019 - Recycling International, Plastics Recycling Update, Recycling Today

APR in the News

American plastics innovators roll up their sleeves

The US Association of Plastic Recyclers celebrated four innovative companies at the recent APR Plastics Recycling Showcase.

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March 21, 2019 - APR Press Release

 

March 21, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Announces 2019 Plastics Recycling Showcase

Highlighting Innovations to Support the Plastics Recycling Industry
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March 13, 2019 - APR Press Release

 

 

March 13, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR in the News

Newest APR Recycling Demand Champion Companies Announced at the 2019 Plastics Recycling Conference

Proactively Building Demand for Recycled Plastics

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March 6, 2019 - APR Press Release

 

March 6, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Press Release

The Association of Plastic Recyclers Acquires Resource Recycling, Inc.

Purchase of Industry News and Conference Company Allows Trade Group to Further Enhance and Grow Plastics Recycling

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March 3, 2019 - The Mercury

 
March 3, 2019 - The Mercury

APR in the News

J.P. Mascaro’s Exeter recycling facility part of pilot program to accept flexible plastic packaging
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March 1, 2019 - The Hill

 

March 1, 2019 - The Hill

APR in the News

Can't win fight against plastic waste without recycling

"[I]n order for these well-intended and ambitious initiatives to succeed, it is important that they incorporate a solution that can make the greatest immediate impact on plastic waste: recycling."

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January 29, 2019 - Recycling Today Global

 

January 29, 2019 - Recycling Today Global, BevNet, Waste Dive, Plastics Technology, Plastics Recycling Update, Plastics News, JD Supra

APR in the News

APR study: Recycled plastics lower energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions

The report examines recycling processes for three of the most common types of plastics recycled today: PET, HDPE and polypropylene (PP).

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January 28, 2019 - APR Press Release

 

 
January 28, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Press Release

Association of Plastic Recyclers Report: Use of Recycled Plastic Linked to Reduced Energy Consumption, Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions

"This study shows a win-win for companies who incorporate recycled plastic resin into their new products: they can improve the environmental sustainability of their products and processes and reduce their energy costs."

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January 23, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

January 23, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Recycling leaders respond to plastic industry’s $1B pledge

“We’re the solution to your problem at the end of the day," says Steve Alexander.

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December 20, 2018 - Response from APR

 

December 20, 2018

APR's Response to 60 Minutes Piece on Plastic Waste

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December 17, 2018 - APR Press Release

 

December 17, 2018 - APR Press Release

Plastic Bottle Recycling Resilient In Face Of Short-Term Challenges

5-Year Growth Rate Still Positive Despite Dip in 2017

“Plastic bottle recycling is proving to be resilient in the face of short-term challenges,” said Steve Alexander, president of APR.

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November 16, 2018 - Waste 360

 

November 16, 2018 - Waste 360, Plastics Recycling Update, Recycling Product News, Waste Management World, Lexology, Environmental Leader

APR in the News

Report: U.S. PET Recycling Rate Climbs to 29.2%

The U.S. PET recycling rate increased from 28.4 percent in 2016 to 29.2 percent in 2017, according to a new report by NAPCOR and APR.

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November 15, 2018 - APR Press Release

 

November 15, 2018 -  APR Press Release

PET Recycling Rate Increases in Challenging 2017 Market

Strong Domestic RPET Demand Continues

"The key to continued growth in the PET recycling industry is increased demand for RPET by end users, and designing bottles for recyclability."

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November 14, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

November 14, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

APR: ‘There is no sustainability without recycling’

“Recycling is at the base of any sustainability movement,” said Steve Alexander, executive director of APR. “Frankly, there is no sustainability without recycling.”

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November 5, 2018 - Waste Management World

 

November 5, 2018 - Waste Management World

APR Member Highlight: CABKA IPS

CABKA Opens Plastic Recycling Research Facility in Valencia
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October 31, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

October 31, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR Member Highlight: GreenMantra Technologies

How one reclaimer is accessing new markets for PS
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October 31, 2018 - Recycling Product News

 

October 31, 2018 - Recycling Product News, Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

APR endorses global commitment to eradicate plastic waste

"This Global Commitment is a huge step forward in the effort to create a global vision for a true circular economy for the plastics industry."

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October 31, 2018 - APR Press Release

 

October 31, 2018 - APR Press Release

APR Endorses Global Commitment to Eradicate Plastic Waste

Effort to Guide the Sustainability of Plastics in the Circular Economy

APR joins 250 other organizations to endorse The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment led by The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the UN Environment, that was officially unveiled at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali this week.

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October 14, 2018 - Packaging World

 

October 14, 2018 - Packaging World

APR Member Highlight: UPM Raflatac

Sustainable labels boost circular economy
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October 10, 2018 - APR Demand Champs Press Release

 

October 10, 2018 - APR PRESS RELEASE

2018 APR Recycling Demand Champion Campaign’s Year End Report Released, New Champion Companies Announced

Proactively Building Demand for Recycled Plastics

A program designed to expand market demand for recycled plastics has generated almost 7 million pounds of new demand in its first year. The APR Recycling Demand Champions Campaign, created by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) in 2017 to develop new markets for recycled plastics, announced the results at the APR annual meeting in St. Petersburg, FL. APR also announced several new participants who have committed to increase their use of postconsumer resin (PCR) in the upcoming year.

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