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APR Meeting Information:


 Attend APR's Fall Meeting in Pittsburgh!

October 17-19, 2017
Omni William Penn Hotel
Pittsburgh, PA

This will be a joint APR and SPC Meeting. APR registration is separate; the link is below to register. All APR members can attend the SPC meetings.

There will be a group rate of $195/night + taxes/fees at the hotel. 

Click here to register for APR members 

Click here for hotel reservations with special group rate

* Please check back here often as we will be adding more details in the coming weeks. If you would like to attend as a guest or have questions about this meeting, please contact Meredith

Advance register here

Special Thanks to our October Joint Meeting Sponsors:

                    Printpack                   ACC Logo color                   KEURIG

             Jindal Films                ProctorandGamble                 BillerudKorsnas             wastemanagementlogo


Tentative Meeting Agenda:

** Specific committee times and additional details will be posted in the coming weeks. **

Tuesday, October 17th

7:30 - 8:30       Joint APR and SPC Breakfast

8:30 - 11:30    APR General Session Meeting

11:30 - 12:30  Joint Lunch

12:30 - 5:30    APR Committee Meetings

6:00 - 8:00      Joint APR and SPC Welcome Reception

Wednesday, October 18th

7:30 - 8:30       Joint APR and SPC Breakfast

8:30 - 10:30    APR and SPC Plenary Session

10:30               Networking Break

11:00 - 12:15  APR and SPC Breakout Sessions:

  • Recovery + Plastics
  • Sustainability Considerations for Luxury & Premium Paper-based Packaging
  • Material Health:  Keeping Consumers Safe While Building Brand Loyalty

12:15 - 1:15   Joint Lunch

1:30 - 5:00     APR Committee Meetings

        3:20       Networking Break

6:00 - 8:00     Joint APR and SPC Reception

Thursday, October 19th

7:30 - 8:30    APR Breakfast

8:30 - 11:30  APR Closing Session

Showcase Your Company's Commitment to Sustainable Packaging! 

This is a unique opportunity for your company to become a sponsor for our October meeting which will give you exposure to both APR and SPC members! As a sponsor your company will be able to showcase your commitment to a more sustainable future for packaging. Click here to learn more about sponsorships! Contact Barbara Fowler at [email protected] to become a sponsor.








Upcoming Meetings

February 19-21, 2018

Gaylord Opryland 

2800 Opryland Drive

Nashville, TN 37214

* This APR meeting will be co-located with the Plastics Recycling Conference (PRC).  

* Click here to reserve your hotel room under PRC's special rate of $209/night + fees and taxes.

* PRC sponsorship opportunities will be availbable soon.  Click here for additional information.

Problem Containers

Report problem containers to help APR reduce contamination in the plastic recycling stream.

  Click here to report now.