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October 16, 2019 - Waste Dive

APR in the News

APR: Chemical recycling is not 'silver bullet' for plastics challenges

CEO Steve Alexander's comments came during a weekend panel discussion about managing the effects of plastics production at the Society of Environmental Journalists conference in Colorado.

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October 9, 2019 - Plastics Recycling Update

APR in the News

APR fall meeting: RPET demand will outpace supply

Plastics recycling professionals converged last week to discuss market dynamics, emerging technologies and other key industry trends.

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October 14, 2019 - Plastics News, Recycling Today, Plastics in Packaging

APR in the News

California governor vetoes tough recycled content legislation

"We are very disappointed with the decision to veto the [recycled content] bill," said Steve Alexander. "APR is committed to do all we can to continue to support the growth and expansion of plastic recycling, including minimum content requirements and other policies that will strengthen markets for all recycled materials."

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October 11, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Urges Governor Gavin Newsom to Sign Bottle Recycling Bill

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) today strongly urged California Governor Gavin Newsom to sign AB 792, “Recycling: Plastic Containers: Minimum Recycled Content and Labeling.”

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October 3, 2019 - Plastics News, Recycling Today, Plastics in Packaging

APR in the News

APR sees more demand for recycled resin through 'Champions'

The APR Recycling Demand Champions Campaign spurred more than triple the amount of recycled resin demand from its initial year.

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October 2, 2019 - APR Press Release

APR Recycling Demand Champions Campaign Announces Over 300% Growth

Company Participation Continues to Expand

APR Recycling Demand Champions program has generated almost 26 million pounds of new demand for postconsumer resin (PCR) this year, more than tripling the amount generated in the first year.

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August 23, 2018 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Training scheduled for recycling design guidelines

The Association of Plastic Recyclers is taking to the road in a first-ever regional training program centered around its recycling design guidelines.

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