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December 18, 2019 - Recycling Today

APR in the News

US plastic bottle recycling rate at 29 percent in 2018

The five-year compounded annual growth rate for plastic bottle recycling slid 0.4 percent.

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December 18, 2019 - APR Press Release

Plastic Bottle Recycling Strong Despite Challenges

Pounds, Rate Largely Remain Steady in 2018

The domestic collection of plastic bottles for recyclingrose 52 million pounds, or 1.8 percent, to reach nearly 2.9 billion pounds in 2018.

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December 16, 2019 - Packaging Strategies

APR in the News

Understanding the Role of Inks in Sustainability

Inks and coatings are manufactured to improve eco-efficiency in the pressroom and deliver value that benefits brand owners and consumers.

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December 13, 2019 - Recycling Today

APR in the News

APR announces its 2020 board

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), Washington, has announced its board of directors that will lead the organization in 2020.

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December 13, 2019 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Kickstart: 'No, please don't do that'

If there's one company that can make a major impact in consumer packaging, it's Walmart Co. The Arkansas-based retail giant says its serious about putting better, more sustainable packaging on its shelves.

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December 12, 2019 - APR Press Release

Plastic Recyclers Elect New Board of Directors for 2020

Strong Leadership to Support the Plastics Recycling Industry

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) recently announced its leadership team and Board of Directors to lead the organization for 2020.

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December 11, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

How a new domestic end market for HDPE emerged

A group’s green light to use recycled HDPE in road drainage pipes opens a potentially massive market for recovered plastic. Officials recently explained the work that drove the decision.

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