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APR Meeting Information:

October 2018 APR Member Meeting

October 9-11

St. Petersburg, Florida

Registration 

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The early registration rate for APR members is $299 (early rate ends September 28).  Non-member registration rate is $350.  

Hotel

The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
501 5th Avenue NE
St. Petersburg, FL, 33701

THE HOTEL ROOM BLOCK IS SOLD OUT. 

Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, October 9

9:00 - 11:30        APR Board Meeting - BOARD MEMBERS ONLY

1:30 - 4:30          Opening Joint Session - APR & The Recycling Partnership

* Steve Alexander: Welcome + Opening Remarks for APR + Director’s Report
* Keefe Harrison: Opening Remarks for The Recycling Partnership
* Strategies for Boosting Volumes & Decreasing Contamination by The Recycling Partnership
* Kelly Murosky, Seventh Generation: Incorporating Recycled Content in Packaging
* Lisa Lopinsky: Introduction to & Overview of Foundation for Plastic Recycling
* APR Pro-Recycling Media Campaign by Kara Pochiro, APR
* APR Staff Projects + Committee Work Highlights
* APR Board Elections + Bylaws Change

4:45 - 5:45          PS Reclamation Committee Meeting

4:45 - 5:45          MRF Committee Meeting

5:30 - 6:00          APR New Member & Guest Welcome

6:00 - 7:30          Joint Welcome Reception - APR & The Recycling Partnership

Wednesday, October 10

7:00 – 8:00           Breakfast

8:00 – 11:00         PET Technical Committee Meeting

8:00 – 10:30         Olefins Rigids Committee Meeting

11:00 – 12:00       PCR Subcommittee Meeting

12:00 – 1:00         Lunch

1:30 – 3:30           Olefins Technical Committee Meeting

1:30 – 3:30           Film Committee Meeting

4:00 – 5:30           Communications Committee Meeting

4:00 – 5:30           PET Reclaimers Meeting - ONLY PET Reclaimers permitted to attend

5:30 - 7:00           APR Member Reception

Thursday, October 11

7:30 – 8:30           Breakfast

8:30 - 11:30         Closing General Session

* Highlights from the APR Committee Meetings
* Capture Rate Study: Scott Mouw, The Recycling Partnership
* Critical Guidance Presentations & Recognition
        * Krones PET Digital Direct Print      
       * 
A Floating PET-based Label
       * A Crystalizing PET Label
* Technical Presentations
      * Standardization of Tracer/Watermark Sorting to Enhance Sorting: Steve Sikra, The Procter & Gamble Company
      * Technological Solutions for the Sortation and Recovery of Black Plastics: Jan Meyer, Unisensor
* An Update on Problem Containers by Kate Eagles
* Conclusions & Next Steps

 

Upcoming Meetings

OCTOBER 2018 APR MEMBER MEETING

October 9-11, 2018

The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club

501 5th Avenue NE

St. Petersburg, FL, 33701

 

MARCH 2019 APR MEMBER MEETING

*co-located with the Plastics Recycling Conference

March 11-13, 2019

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront St.

Oxon Hill, MD 20745

 

JUNE 2019 APR MEMBER MEETING

June 4-6, 2019

The Renaissance Minneapolis - The Depot (Marriott)

225 Third Ave South

Minneapolis, MN 55401

Problem Containers

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