APR News and Media


April 17, 2018 - NBC News

APR in the News

How robots are reshaping one of the dirtiest, most dangerous jobs

New garbage-sorting bots are as reliable as humans and much faster.  "It's still very early days," said John Standish, technical director of the Association of Plastic Recyclers, a trade group in Washington, D.C. "But I'm very, very optimistic for the future."

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April 10, 2018 - Packaging Europe

APR Member Highlight - AMUT and EREMA

From PET bottles straight to packaging: AMUT and EREMA hold open house

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April 11, 2018 - Plastics News

APR in the News

Plastics groups push for federal spending on recycling

The plastics and recycling industries announced a push for stronger federal investment in recycling infrastructure on April 11, saying that boosting domestic U.S. capacity is critical to deal with challenges like China's recent import ban.

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April 5, 2018 - Plastics News

APR Member Highlight - Unilever, Indorama Ventures

Unilever, Indorama team with start-up to convert PET waste to virgin grade resin

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March 28, 2018 - Cision PR Newswire

APR Member Highlight - NOVA Chemicals

NOVA Chemicals Recycles More than 57,000 pounds and Wins EPS Excellence in Recycling Award

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March 29, 2018 - Recycling Today

APR Member Highlight - Starbucks

Starbucks invests $10M in Closed Loop Fund

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March 16, 2018 - Plastics News

APR Member Highlight - Berry Global

Berry investing $70 million in Indiana expansion

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