November 4, 2020 - Recycling Today
November 4, 2020 - Recycling Today APR in the News Six more companies sign on to APR Recycling Demand Champions Campaign
Fifty-three companies have committed to using PCRNovember 4, 2020 - Recycling Today APR in the News Six more companies sign on to APR Recycling Demand Champions Campaign
The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) Recycling Demand Champions Campaign has announced new commitments from six additional companies that are designed to strengthen domestic demand for residential mixed plastics. This initiative is designed to expand market demand for recycled resins, highlight the value of postconsumer resin (PCR) and improve plastic recycling in North America, according to the APR, which is based in Washington.
"Increasing postconsumer recycled content allows consumer brand companies to serve their consumers and uphold their public sustainability commitments," Steve Alexander, APR president and CEO, says. "Particularly in this uncertain time, we commend these companies for doubling-down on their prepandemic commitments. Postconsumer recycled material is the key ingredient to circularity, and demand drives the recycling supply chain."
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