The Association of Plastic Recyclers

February 25, 2020 - Happi

 

February 25, 2020 - Happi

APR in the News

Dr. Bronner's Unveils New Toothpaste

The tubes have been third party tested to meet the Association of Plastic Recyclers’ (APR) critical guidance requirements for recyclability.

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February 25, 2020 - Plastics Today

 

February 25, 2020 - Plastics Today

APR in the News

Top Green Heat-Shrink PET Film Gets Thumb’s Up from Association of Plastic Recyclers

Far Eastern New Century’s (FENC) Top Green heat-shrinkable PET film for shrink sleeve labels has been recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) for meeting or exceeding the requirements of APR’s Critical Guidance Protocol for Clear PET Articles with Labels and Closures (PET-CG-02).

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February 23, 2020 - Santa Cruz Sentinel

 

February 23, 2020 - Santa Cruz Sentinel

APR in the News

Berry growers commit to 100% recyclable packaging by 2025

Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries of North America will soon receive an environmentally-friendly update to their plastic packaging.

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February 21, 2020 - Plastics News

 

February 21, 2020 - Plastics News

APR in the News

‘Shape or be shaped' for plastics recycling, government policy

Industry needs to be ready for a much stronger government role in plastics recycling, potentially including things like fees on packaging to help pay for costly upgrades to collection infrastructure.

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February 21, 2020 - Waste Management

 

February 21, 2020 - Waste Management

APR in the News

Waste Management joins with APR to champion post-consumer recycling

Waste Management (WM) advocates for increased end market demand for post consumer recycled (PCR) materials to provide sustainable end markets for the recycling industry

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February 20, 2020 - Label & Narrow Web

 

February 20, 2020 - Label & Narrow Web

APR in the News

Klear Plastic Ventures receives recognition from APR

KPV was honored for FENC TopGreen film at the recent APR Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN, USA.

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February 18, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

February 18, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Leaders gather as the sector transforms

More than 2,000 plastics recycling professionals are in Nashville, Tenn. this week to better understand the impacts of brand owner goals, policy proposals, recycling technology developments and more.

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February 18, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

February 18, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Attractive innovation: Magnets help on bottle recycling obstacle

A startup that supplies an ink allowing shrink sleeve labels to be separated from PET flakes with a magnet has successfully completed early testing of the innovation.

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February 18, 2020 - Packaging Strategies

 

February 18, 2020 - Packaging Strategies

APR in the News

Charter NEX Commits to Increase Use of Products Made from PCR

Charter NEX Films, a leading independent producer of specialty films, has joined the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) and will participate in the APR’s Demand Champions program.

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February 18, 2020 - APR Press Release

 

February 18, 2020 - APR Press Release

Newest APR Recycling Demand Champion Companies Announced at the 2020 Plastics Recycling Conference in Nashville, TN

Campaign Continues to Experience Exponential Growth

Developed by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), the APR Recycling Demand Champions Campaign plays a prominent role in driving investment and increasing supply of PCR.

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February 12, 2020 - Yahoo! Finance

 

February 12, 2020 - Yahoo! Finance

APR in the News

Digimarc Platform Innovations Showcased at Industry Events

Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ: DMRC), creator of the Digimarc Platform for digital identification and detection, will be participating in a number of premier industry events throughout the first half of 2020

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February 12, 2020 - Recycling Magazine

 

February 12, 2020 - Recycling Magazine

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Petcore conference focused on sustainability

This year’s Petcore conference was held at the Crowne Plaza Brussels Hotel to welcome more than 300 industry delegates.

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February 10, 2020 - Progressive Grocer

 

February 10, 2020 - Progressive Grocer

APR in the News

Rethink the Sustainability of Packaging

If you haven’t yet seen a recyclable toothpaste tube, boxed water, or refillable containers for orange juice, brace yourself: Supermarket packaging is about to get really interesting.

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February 6, 2020 - Waste Dive

 

February 6, 2020 - Waste Dive

APR in the News

Cascade breaks ranks with other cart manufacturers by adding 10% PCR plastic

Cascade designed the product alongside Waste Management and Liz Bedard, the director of the Association of Plastic Recyclers’ (APR) Rigid Plastics Recycling Program. The cart is also part of Waste Management's commitment to APR's Demand Champions program.

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February 4, 2020 - Plastics Today

 

February 4, 2020 - Plastics Today

APR in the News

Additive enables recycling of co-mingled polyolefin scrap plastic

ReVive Compatibilizer masterbatch from Ampacet is a blend of functional additives that can reduce the amount of material sent to landfills by allowing post-industrial and post-consumer barrier films to be reprocessed back into the polyolefin recycling stream.

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February 4, 2020 - Plastics News

 

February 4, 2020 - Plastics News

APR in the News

APR makes renewed push for grocery store rigid plastics recycling

The Association of Plastic Recyclers has launched an updated program to encourage grocery stores to recycle more of their behind-the-counter plastic packaging, building on an effort it started in 2013.

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February 3, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

February 3, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Two bottles and a tube meet APR’s recyclability standards

The Association of Plastic Recyclers recently recognized the recyclability of three packaging innovations: a 100% plastic aerosol bottle, a tube with an EVOH barrier, and an HDPE bottle with copolymer coating.

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February 3, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

February 3, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Plastics recycling technology roundup: Feb. 3, 2020

A recyclable Colgate-Palmolive tube undergoes recyclability testing in Europe, and a number of equipment innovations are up for awards.  

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February 3, 2020 - Beauty Packaging, Cosmetics Business, Premium Beauty News, Packaging Europe

 

February 3, 2020 - Beauty Packaging, Cosmetics Business, Premium Beauty News, Packaging Europe

APR in the News

Albéa Announces Manufacture of Colgate-Palmolive Tube

In Europe, Colgate has just launched its “Smile for Good” toothpaste in a tube made with HDPE (High-Density Polyethylene), a polymer that is widely used for milk containers and
other plastic bottles and is massively recycled. The tube’s body is made from a single-blown film and is manufactured by Albéa.

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January 29, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

January 29, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Brand owner adopts recyclable PE pouch for granola

A Kellogg’s brand has begun using a pouch with an additive that compatibalizes its EVOH barrier layer and PE film during recycling.

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