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News and Media Archives August 2016


August 26, 2016 - Recycling Today, Plastics News, Recycling Product News, Resource Recycling

APR in the News

Coverage of APR's Polypropylene PCR Demand Survey Results

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August 23, 2016 - APR Press Release

APR Releases Polypropylene PCR Demand Survey Results

Identifies more than 280 million pounds of demand

Demand for recycled polypropylene (PP) resin by major consumer brand companies is approaching 300 million pounds annually, according to a study by The Association of Plastic Recyclers, the international trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry. The 21 major consumer brand companies who responded also provided quality and quantity information for potential PP postconsumer resin (PCR) use in non-food contact applications. These companies alone identified demand of more than 280 million pounds of the recycled resin annually. 

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August 17, 2016 - Resource Recycling

APR Member Highlight: Dart Container Corporation

Critical Mass: How EPS processing is evolving

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August 12, 2016 - PRW

APR agrees with BPF's response to biodegradable recycling claims 

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has rubbished a report which claimed d2w oxo-biodegradable plastics had no material effect on the recycling process of plastic products and said recyclers remained “very concerned” about such material getting into the system.

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August 2, 2016 - Resource Recycling

APR Member Highlight: Avery Dennison

Line of recycling-friendly PET label grows in scope

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