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October 30, 2020 - European Plastic Product Manufacturer, Recycling Today, Recycling Product News, Label & Narrow Web

October 30, 2020 - European Plastic Product Manufacturer, Recycling Today, Recycling Product News, Label & Narrow Web APR in the News Record number of innovations recognised during October APR meeting The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) announced a record number of innovations that have received APR Critical Guidance Recognition (CGR) du...
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October 29, 2020 - APR Press Release

October 29, 2020 - APR Press Release Record Number of Innovations Recognized During October APR Member Meeting Enhancing the recyclability of products to serve a global industry The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) announced a record number of innovations that have received APR Critical Guidance Recognition (CGR) during the October 2020 Virtu...
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October 22, 2020 - Beauty Packaging

October 22, 2020 - Beauty Packaging APR in the News Berry Global Recognized by Association of Plastic Recyclers The company's polyethylene squeezable tubes meet and exceed APR's HDPE-01 Critical Guidance. October 22, 2020 - Beauty Packaging APR in the News Berry Global Recognized by Association of Plastic Recyclers Berry Global Inc.'s polyethylene ...
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October 21, 2020 - Waste Dive, DailyGreenWorld

October 21, 2020 - Waste Dive, DailyGreenWorld APR in the News New Jersey recycled content bill seeing multiple changes, likely moving action into 2021 New Jersey's recycled content bill, SB 2515, will be overhauled after an extensive meeting between lawmakers and the state's Department of Environmental Protection. October 21, 2020 - Waste Dive, Da...
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October 21, 2020 - NERC

October 21, 2020 - NERC APR in the News NERC Announces its 2020 Environmental Sustainability Leadership Award Winners Liz Bedard is being recognized with a NERC lifetime achievement award. NERC only occasionally recognizes individuals for lifetime contributions to the environment and sustainability, and this year we are privileged to recognize Liz....
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October 16, 2020 - Flexible Packaging

October 16, 2020 - Flexible Packaging APR in the News The Role Labeling Plays in Sustainability Sustainability in packaging, specifically in the labels market, is a goal on the minds of virtually all brands and CPGs. October 16, 2020 - Flexible Packaging APR in the News The Role Labeling Plays in Sustainability Sustainability in packaging, specific...
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October 14, 2020 - Plastics News

October 14, 2020 - Plastics News APR in the News Partnership: PP 'at risk' of losing recycling acceptance Polypropylene is one of the most widely used plastics in packaging. But difficulties with recycling are potentially putting its acceptance at risk. October 14, 2020 - Plastics News APR in the News Partnership: PP 'at risk' of losing recycling a...
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October 7, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

October 7, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update APR in the News APR issues recyclability letters for label and tubes Testing has shown that a label for PET bottles and several tube packages are compatible with current plastics recycling processes. October 7, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update APR in the News APR issues recyclability letters for label and...
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October 6, 2020 - Realtor.com, Jody Minns's Stories

October 6, 2020 - Realtor.com, Jody Minns's Stories APR in the News 6 Must-Know Recycling Rules That'll Keep You From Doing More Harm Than Good Everyone knows that recycling is good for the environment. Most do their part to make the planet more green by regularly tossing items into the blue recycling bin. October 6, 2020 - Realtor.com, Jody Minns'...
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October 6, 2020 - Aircraft Interiors International

October 6, 2020 - Aircraft Interiors International APR in the News Formia enhances its sustainability strategy for amenities Formia, a specialist in inflight amenities, has launched the first stage of its enhanced sustainability strategy. October 6, 2020 - Aircraft Interiors International APR in the News Formia enhances its sustainability strategy ...
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October 1, 2020 - Knowable Magazine

October 1, 2020 - Knowable Magazine APR in the News Design for recycling A major headache for recyclers is complex packaging that incorporates multiple materials. So why not consider the end point in the first place? October 1, 2020 - Knowable Magazine APR in the News Design for recycling The good news is that the drawbacks of single-use, hard-to-r...
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September 30, 2020 - Waste360

September 30, 2020 - Waste360 APR in the News University of Michigan Study Informs on Plastic Waste, Barriers and Opportunities The "plastics packaging surprise," and a call to look at other plastic applications, are main takeaways from a new University of Michigan study published in the journal, Environmental Research Letters. September 30, 2020 -...
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September 25, 2020 - Plastics in Packaging, Plastics Technology, Progressive Grocer, Circular, BeverageDaily, Planet Tracker

September 25, 2020 - Plastics in Packaging, Plastics Technology, Progressive Grocer, Circular, BeverageDaily, Planet Tracker APR in the News California Governor signs mandatory recycled content bill in US first California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed into law the United States' first-ever recycled-content mandate for plastic beverage containers. Se...
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September 25, 2020 - APR Press Release

September 25, 2020 - APR Press Release California Governor Signs Mandatory Recycled Content Bill Nation's first recycled content requirement for plastic beverage containers will increase collection and supply, expand market demand The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) applauds California Governor Gavin Newsom today for signing the United State...
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September 24, 2020 - Label & Narrow Web

September 24, 2020 - Label & Narrow Web APR in the News Demand rises for recyclable labels Avery Dennison, with a wide range of sustainability goals, has engineered prAoducts to help benefit the environment. September 24, 2020 - Label & Narrow Web APR in the News Demand rises for recyclable labels As technology has grown by leaps and bounds...
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September 17, 2020 - Flexible Packaging

 

September 17, 2020 - Flexible Packaging

APR in the News

A Circular Economy: Working Together to Achieve Sustainability in Packaging

Many prominent consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies have set ambitious sustainability objectives, like targeting a supply of high levels of recyclable or reusable packaging as soon as 2025, while reducing the use of plastics.

These goals resonate with consumers. According to a 2018 study conducted by the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), 78% of consumers say that they support or buy from businesses with sustainability initiatives, and 79% say they prefer products that are in sustainable packaging over products that are not.

The key to helping CPGs meet their 2025 targets is cross-industry collaboration.

Read the full article from Flexible Packaging.

September 16, 2020 - Waste Dive

 

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

 

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

APR in the News

Siegwerk receives APR recognition for de-inking technology

Siegwerk’s washable ink technology allows for recycling of the sleeve along with PET bottles. It is the first technology of its kind recognized by APR.

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September 10, 2020 - Environment & Energy Leader, Bake, Benzinga, MyVanCity, QSR, ABC 10, PennLive, TimeOut, KXAN, Grocerant Guru, Packaging Gateway, Elite Daily, WSTale, Kron4

 

September 10, 2020 - Environment & Energy Leader, Bake, Benzinga, MyVanCity, QSR, ABC 10, PennLive, TimeOut, KXAN, Grocerant Guru, Packaging Gateway, Elite Daily, WSTale, Kron4

APR in the News

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

 

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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