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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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January 28, 2020 - Textile World

 

January 28, 2020 - Textile World

APR in the News

Ampacet Introduces ReVive™ Compatibilizer; Enables Recycling Of Co-Mingled Scrap

Ampacet introduces ReVive™ Compatibilizer masterbatch, 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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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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January 29, 2020 - National Geographic

 

January 29, 2020 - National Geographic

APR in the News

Innovations in recycling

PureCycle Technology presents a major development in recycling capabilities, and focusing on polypropylene is especially notable.

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January 27, 2020 - Yahoo! Finance, Packaging Today

 

January 27, 2020 - Yahoo! Finance, Packaging Today

APR in the News

Colgate® Launches Smile for Good Toothpaste With a New Level of Ingredient Transparency and a First-of-its-kind Recyclable Tube

Today, Colgate launches a ground-breaking new toothpaste called Smile for Good that contains a minimal number of ingredients and, in an industry first, lists each ingredient and clearly explains its purpose on the front of the pack.

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January 27, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

January 27, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Meet the Speakers: Kara Pochiro, VP of Communications and Public Affairs, The Association of Plastic Recyclers

As we get within a few weeks of the 2020 Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show, we’re pleased to introduce you to another expert set to take the conference stage.

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APR Press Release: APR Launches Renewed Push for Grocery Rigid Plastics Recycling

 

January 22, 2020 - APR Press Release

APR Launches Renewed Push for Grocery Rigid Plastics Recycling

Recycling Trade Organization Offers Updated Website, Tools, Info Flyer

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) today confirmed its continued commitment to recycling grocery rigid plastics with a renewed push to encourage retail grocery chains to aggregate and market their behind-the-counter rigid plastics.

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January 17, 2020 - Plastics News

 

January 17, 2020 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Ampacet revives film recycling

Materials maker Ampacet wants to revive recycling markets with a new line of masterbatch concentrates.

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January 15, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

 

January 15, 2020 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

Avangard to supply Dow with PCR pellets

Dow signed a deal to buy recycled polyethylene pellets from Avangard Innovative, allowing the petrochemical giant to provide recycled-content plastic to North American customers for the first time.

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January 14, 2020 - Resource, Packaging News, Cosmetics Design Europe, Yahoo! Finance, Environmental Leader

 

January 14, 2020 - Resource, Packaging News, Cosmetics Design Europe, Yahoo! Finance, Environmental Leader

APR in the News

Colgate launches first recyclable toothpaste tube

Colgate has launched an ‘industry-first’ recyclable toothpaste tube, as part of the company’s aim for 100 per cent of its packaging to be recyclable by 2025.

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January 13, 2020 - Redfin

 

January 13, 2020 - Redfin

APR in the News

Expert Tips for a More Eco-Friendly Home in 2020

A new year means a fresh start, a time for change. While this mindset typically applies to self-improvement, it’s equally as important for your home.

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January 13, 2020 - Greener Package, Packaging World

 

January 13, 2020 - Greener Package, Packaging World

APR in the News

Static Bottle Recycling Rate is Insufficient to Meet CPG Demands for rPET

A new report shows a U.S. recycling rate for PET and HDPE bottles of 28.9% in 2018, far below the volume needed to meet CPG’s upcoming goals around the use of recycled content.

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January 8, 2020 - Business Wire

 
January 8, 2020 - Business Wire

APR in the News

North America Recycled Plastics Market Expected to Generate a Value of US $21.6 Billion by 2024

The North America recycled plastics market reached a value of US$ 15.9 Billion in 2018.

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January 7, 2020 - Greener Package

 

January 7, 2020 - Greener Package

APR in the News

Colgate-Palmolive Competes on Toothpaste, not Tube

Colgate-Palmolive’s breakthrough toothpaste tube, on pace to be fully rolled out by 2025, is recognized as recyclable by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR).

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The National Postconsumer Plastic Bottle Recycling Report is out – here’s what it means: RECYCLERS NEED MORE MATERIAL TO RECYCLE

A primary goal at The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) is to further the circular economy by dramatically increasing the volume of plastic that is recycled back into marketable products.Brand owners make new public commitments on almost a weekly basis to use significantly more recycled content in their products and packages. It is essential t...

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January 2, 2020 - GreenBiz

 

January 2, 2020 - GreenBiz

APR in the News

6 circular economy trends that will shape 2020

Circular economy approaches advanced in 2019, particularly for plastics and packaging. The explosion of media interest in the ocean plastics crisis has driven both consumers and regulators to seek action.

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