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News and Media Archives October 2016


October 27, 2016 - Resource Recycling

APR Member Highlight: PepsiCo

PepsiCo sets packaging recyclability goals, reports rPET use

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October 26, 2016 - Plastics News, Resource Recycling, Environmental Leader

APR in the News

Wal-Mart cites work done by APR as foundation to address recycling issues

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October 21, 2016 - Resource Recycling

APR Member Highlight: Merlin Plastics Group

Merlin Plastics Group partners with Emterra Group to purchase Entropex

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October 20, 2016 - Recycling Today, Plastics in Packaging, Plastics Today

APR in the News

Coverage of the Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity in 2015

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October 18, 2016 - Resource Recycling, Waste Dive, Plastics News

APR in the News

APR starts sweating the small stuff

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October 13, 2016 - APR and NAPCOR Press Release

PET Recyclers Stay Strong in Challenging Market

Domestic Collection is Primary Supply of RPET Feedstock for Robust End Markets

The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) and The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) announced today the release of the Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity in 2015. The report cites a 2015 United States recycling rate of 30.1% for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic bottles. The 2015 rate is down slightly from the 31.0% reported last year, reflecting a slight year-over-year decrease in U.S. PET bottle collection volumes, and an increase in the total volume of PET bottles available for recycling in the U.S. 

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October 12, 2016 - GreenMantra Technologies Press Release

APR Member Highlight: GreenMantra Technologies 

GreenMantra Technologies Introduces Ceranovus Waxes for Improved Processing of Recycled Polymers 

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