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January 11, 2018 - Recycling Magazine

APR Member Highlight: AMUT and CarbonLITE

AMUT and CarbonLITE improve plastic bottles recycling

The AMUT De-Labeller was honored with the prestigious innovation award from APR's Plastics Recycling Showcase in 2017.

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January 4, 2018 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Dave Cornell to be inducted into Plastics Hall of Fame

Dave Cornell, one of the founding members of APR whose technical knowledge, expertise and leadership helped transform the plastics recycling industry, has been inducted into the Plastics Hall of Fame.  This is a tremendous and well deserved honor, for both Dave and APR!

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December 5, 2017 - Fast Company

APR Member Highlight: KW Plastics and Waste Management

China Doesn’t Want Our Trash Anymore, So We Need To Recycle Smarter

[Waste Management] works to create demand for recycled material from manufacturers. One customer and partner, KW Plastics, has helped shift the paint industry to paint cans made from recycled #5 plastic, the same material used in most yogurt containers, and Waste Management looks for similar new opportunities.

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December 15, 2017 - businessGreen, GreenBiz

APR in the News

US companies deconstruct China's recycling import ban

Some Western companies see China's upcoming crackdown on imported waste as an opportunity to upgrade their operations and use more recyclables in their own manufacturing, but challenges abound.

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November 28, 2017 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Study: PET recycling can improve within existing supply base

The study, “Cleaning the rPET Stream,” recommends a series of interventions in the current system, including capital investments for newer technologies at material recovery facilities, improvement of packaging design for recyclability and “creating more reliable agreements among parties.”

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November 29, 2017 - Bloomberg News

APR in the News

Companies Try Boosting Demand For Recycled Plastics

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November 15, 2017 - American Chemistry Council, Recycling Today, Plastics News

APR In the News

APR Recognized by ACC for "Innovation in Plastics Recycling"

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