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November 16, 2018 - Waste 360, Plastics Recycling Update, Recycling Product News, Waste Management World, Lexology, Environmental Leader

APR in the News

Report: U.S. PET Recycling Rate Climbs to 29.2%

The U.S. PET recycling rate increased from 28.4 percent in 2016 to 29.2 percent in 2017, according to a new report by NAPCOR and APR.

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November 15, 2018 -  APR Press Release

PET Recycling Rate Increases in Challenging 2017 Market

Strong Domestic RPET Demand Continues

"The key to continued growth in the PET recycling industry is increased demand for RPET by end users, and designing bottles for recyclability."

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November 14, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

APR: ‘There is no sustainability without recycling’

“Recycling is at the base of any sustainability movement,” said Steve Alexander, executive director of APR. “Frankly, there is no sustainability without recycling.”

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November 5, 2018 - Waste Management World

APR Member Highlight: CABKA IPS

CABKA Opens Plastic Recycling Research Facility in Valencia

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October 31, 2018 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR Member Highlight: GreenMantra Technologies

How one reclaimer is accessing new markets for PS

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October 31, 2018 - Recycling Product News, Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

APR endorses global commitment to eradicate plastic waste

"This Global Commitment is a huge step forward in the effort to create a global vision for a true circular economy for the plastics industry."

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October 31, 2018 - APR Press Release

APR Endorses Global Commitment to Eradicate Plastic Waste

Effort to Guide the Sustainability of Plastics in the Circular Economy

APR joins 250 other organizations to endorse The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment led by The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the UN Environment, that was officially unveiled at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali this week.

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