2019 APR Plastics Recycling Showcase

As The Voice of Plastics Recycling®, APR is always looking to recognize innovations that have a positive impact on the ability of a package or container to be recycled. APR promotes the development of the plastics recycling industry by providing leadership for long-term industry growth and vitality. We recognize that innovation drives the growth of recycling, and is essential to the success of the plastic recycling industry. The Showcase identifies, highlights, and commends the industry’s leading innovations developed by APR member companies that support the growth of plastics recycling.

The 2019 APR Plastics Recycling Innovators were announced Monday, March 11 during the APR Technical Forum at the 2019 Plastics Recycling Conference just outside Washington D.C.

Congratulations to this Year's Innovators!

Circular Polymer’s Polymers from Carpet Recycled with the Rotary Impact Separator

Acceptance letter with product description

Circular Polymers website profile

SKC’s Washable Ink Shrink Sleeve (WISS) on Colgate’s Palmolive Oxy Dishwash Bottles

Acceptance letter with product description

SKC member profile

Colgate-Palmolive member profile


MCC’s Deseaming Shrink Sleeve Labels: Vitafusion™ MultiVites

Acceptance letter with product description

MCC member profile

Church & Dwight member profile


PolyOne’s SmartHeat RHC: The next generation reheat technology for PET bottles

Acceptance letter with product description