The Association of Plastic Recyclers

May 21, 2019 - GreenBiz

 

May 21, 2019 - GreenBiz

APR in the News

4 reasons businesses should set sustainable packaging goals
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May 17, 2019 - Plastics News

 

May 17, 2019

APR in the News

Compounders see increased role in sustainability story

Recycling is becoming more urgent as public outrage grows over plastics in the oceans.

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May 14, 2019 - Recycling Today

 

May 14, 2019 - Recycling Today

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The Recycling Partnership adds to executive committee

Steve Alexander, president and chief executive officer of the Association of Plastic Recyclers, joins the executive committee as an at-large member.

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May 10, 2019 - Recycling Today

May 10, 2019 - Recycling Today

APR in the News

APR details five areas of focus for PET bottle designs

Five for Focus area highlights and addresses key components of PET container design that can affect recycling.

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May 3, 2019 - Recycling Today

 

May 3, 2019 - Recycling Today, Waste360

APR in the News

APR updates Design Guide for Plastics Recyclability

"These updates represent a valuable tool for package designers and brands and a significant body of work."

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Can't win fight against plastic waste without recycling

Can't win fight against plastic waste without recycling
This was originally posted on The Hill on February 28, 2019. Recently on Capitol Hill, the plastics industry gathered congressional staff and reporters together to highlight a billion-dollar campaign designed to rid the ocean of plastic. At the event, Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) announced the reintroduction of legi...
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April 30, 2019 - APR Press Release

April 30, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Enhances PET Critical Guidance and Test Documents

Working with Brand Owners to Achieve Recyclability Goals
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April 24, 2019 - New York Times

 

April 24, 2019 - New York Times 

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One Thing You Can Do: Know Your Plastics

"You absolutely want to make sure that you never ever put PVC into your recycling bin,” said Steve Alexander.

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April 17, 2019 - Waste Today Magazine

 

April 17, 2019 - Waste Today Magazine

APR in the News

ISRI2019: Packaging innovations that support recycling

John Caturano of Nestlé Waters North America says that Association of Plastic Recyclers’ design guidelines are an underused resource.

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April 11, 2019 - Plastics News

 

April 11, 2019 - Plastics News 

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Lopinsky ready to build up APR's Foundation for Plastic Recycling

"The foundation takes a higher level and we will look at projects and initiatives that address your issues but also a bigger picture of the public and society in general, not just the day-to-day issues of the association member."

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March 15, 2019 - Waste360

 

March 15, 2019 - Waste360 

APR in the News

Where Do We Stand on Circular Economy?
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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

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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

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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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