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March 26, 2020 - Plastics News

 

March 26, 2020 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Post-industrial plastics recyclers seek public attention

While there's a lot of discussion around challenges in recycling consumer packaging like plastic bottles, companies on the industrial side of the recycling ledger also faces difficulties

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March 25, 2020 - APR Press Release

 

March 25, 2020 - APR Press Release

APR Launches Postconsumer Resin Certification Program

Groundbreaking Program to Increase Value of PCR

The Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR), today announced a process to endorse companies that provide 3rd party certification of PCR and promote APR member companies that receive certification. To support and grow the use of postconsumer recycled plastics, APR understands that it is essential that PCR certification be reliable, consistent, and accessible by both producers and users of recycled plastic resins.

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March 22, 2020 - Market Research Gazette

 

March 22, 2020 - Market Research Gazette

APR in the News

Discover the De-seamable Adhesives Market gain impetus due to the growing demand over 2028

Application of de-seamable adhesives on shrink labeled PET containers helps in enhancing the recyclability of PET containers without changing the process.

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March 18, 2020 - Plastics News

 

March 18, 2020 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Amid economic headwinds, new industry coalition aims to boost PP recycling

Recycling of polypropylene packaging like yogurt cups and margarine containers faces some sizable challenges, but a new industry group is launching with the ambitious goal of trying to transform it into a mainstay of household curbside recycling like PET and high density polythylene bottles.

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March 18, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

March 18, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

How a domestic outlet for bulky rigids was born

Cascade Cart Solutions has produced 22 million carts for Waste Management over three decades, but last week marked a milestone: the first time the company has deployed carts made with recycled curbside residential plastics.

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March 16, 2020 - Resource Recycling

 

March 16, 2020 - Resource Recycling

APR in the News

Market realities

While it’s certainly true recycling market foundations have shifted in the wake of China’s National Sword, the fact remains that plenty of end users remain hungry for material coming out of municipal programs. And very often, these buyers are located close to where recyclables are generated.

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March 12, 2020 - Waste Management World

 

March 12, 2020 - Waste Management World

APR in the News

APR Targets Bakery & Deli Pails and Seafood Buckets & Trays for Collection

US trade body the Association of Plastic Recyclers is to make a renewed push to encourage retail grocery chains to aggregate and market their behind-the-counter rigid plastics.

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March 10, 2020 - Cosmetics Business

 
March 10, 2020 - Cosmetics Business

APR in the News

Albéa, Cosmoway and influencer Agnė Jagelavičiūtė launch responsible hand cream tube

Lithuanian influencer Agnė Jagelavičiūtė stands for strong women and nature. That’s why she has teamed with cosmetics company Cosmoway and Albéa for her first hand cream launch.

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March 5, 2020 - Waste360

 

March 5, 2020 - Waste360

APR in the News

FPI, APR Release "Design Guide for Foodservice Plastics Recyclability"

The new guide is intended to provide support to the foodservice packaging supply chain, which is making decisions related to packaging design and factors impacting the recyclability of these materials.

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March 4, 2020 - Waste Dive

 

March 4, 2020 - Waste Dive

APR in the News

New coalition aims to advance polypropylene recycling despite viability questions

The Recycling Partnership and others are calling for more investment in sorting #5 plastics and some buyers say they can't get enough. Booming virgin production makes this an expensive proposition.

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March 2, 2020 - Digital Journal

 

March 2, 2020 - Digital Journal

APR in the News

Recycled Plastics Market Status and Size Report 2025: Growth Opportunities, Product Scope, and Revenue Estimation

Recycling plastics market has had a boost ever since there has been widespread awareness about the environment.

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March 3, 2020 - Plastics News

 

March 3, 2020 - Plastics News

APR in the News

APR launches post-consumer certification program

The Association of Plastic Recyclers is launching a certification program for post-consumer plastic, hoping that it can boost its use in the market.

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March 3, 2020 - Plastics Today

 

March 3, 2020 - Plastics Today

APR in the News

Graham Packaging’s Deep Dive into Sustainable Packaging

Balaji Jayaseelan, the company’s Sustainability and Regulatory Director, discusses the company’s advancements in sustainability with PlasticsToday.

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March 3, 2020 - APR and FPI Press Release

 

March 3, 2020 - APR and FPI Press Release

New Guide Outlines Design Impacts Related to Foodservice Plastics Recyclability

“Design Guide for Foodservice Plastics Recyclability” addresses components related to foodservice packaging and the impact of recyclability

The Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI), in collaboration with the Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR), released a brand-new guide designed to provide education and resources on the recycling process, packaging formats, and the components that impact recyclability related to foodservice packaging.

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March 2, 2020 - Packaging Europe

 

March 2, 2020 - Packaging Europe

APR in the News

CCL introduces EcoFloat – a sustainable TD sleeve material

CCL Label has created a sustainable TD sleeve material with the aim of helping the packaging industry to meet its recycling targets. This EcoFloat material complies with all CCL conformity standards and has been engineered to improve the sink/float separation process relating to PET bottles.

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February 27, 2020 - E-Scrap News

 

February 27, 2020 - E-Scrap News

APR in the News

Workshop explores status of a possible e-plastics market

Last year, e-scrap processor RecycleForce announced it would send e-plastics to Brightmark Energy for conversion into fuel, oil and wax products. Brightmark was one of several companies that participated in a recent workshop about technologies broadly known as “chemical recycling.”

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February 28, 2020 - Joint Statement on Polypropylene

 

February 28, 2020

Joint Statement on Polypropylene

APR, Closed Loop Partners, GreenBlue, The Recycling Partnership

With the recent announcements about challenges facing polypropylene recycling, some are left wondering what is the future of this material. Our organizations are coming together to emphasize that we stand by polypropylene and its viability in the circular economy.

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February 26, 2020 - Plastics Recycing Update

 

February 26, 2020 - Plastics Recycing Update

APR in the News

The big issues in chemical recycling? They’ll sound familiar

When it comes to development and commercialization of chemical recycling technologies, interest is high. A chemical recycling workshop at last week’s Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show was sold out, with over 300 attendees.

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February 26, 2020 - Plastics Recycing Update

 

February 26, 2020 - Plastics Recycing Update

APR in the News

PCR demand program grows membership

More companies are committing to use recycled plastic as part of an APR push that now has more than 40 members signed on.

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February 25, 2020 - Recycling Today

 

February 25, 2020 - Recycling Today

APR in the News

Federal legislation focuses on plastics, recycling

Steve Alexander of the Association of Plastic Recycling says policy must play a role in enhancing the U.S. recycling system.

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