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October 2019 APR Member Meeting

October 1-3, 2019

Scottsdale, Arizona 


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Embassy Suites Hilton Scottsdale Resort
5001 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250

THE HOTEL ROOM BLOCK IS SOLD OUT.  You may try to book at the Embassy Suites outside APR's room block (aka without the discounted rate) or here are a few other hotel options nearby: 



1:30 - 4:30    APR Opening Session 

* The State of the APR
* How Can We Increase the Supply of Recovered Plastics?
* Legislative Analysis
* Global Packaging Regulations & Consumer Brands' Responses
* Updates on the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment
* APR Board Elections

4:45 - 5:45    MRF Committee Meeting

4:45 - 5:45    PS Reclamation Committee Meeting

4:45 - 6:00    APR Communications Training: How Your Company's Communications Team Can Support APR's Positive Messaging on Plastics Recycling

In the past year, APR has devoted substantial time and resources to bolstering positive messaging around plastics recycling. We've heard from many of you that your companies wants to support and expand on these efforts - and this is your chance! We've designed a training program specifically for your company's corporate communications team. This training will review APR's key communications themes and messages, and will provide specific examples of how your company can utilize your communications channels to advance our messages.  Separate registration is required; click here to learn more and register.

5:45 - 7:30    Welcome Reception


7:00 - 8:00      Breakfast

8:00 - 10:30   PET Technical Committee Meeting

8:00 - 10:30    Olefins Rigids Committee Meeting

11:00 - Noon  PCR Subcommittee Meeting

Noon - 1:00    Lunch

1:00 - 2:30     Communications Committee Meeting

1:00 - 3:00     Olefins Technical Committee Meeting

3:30 - 5:30     Film Committee Meeting

3:30 - 5:00    PET Reclaimers Meeting - PET Reclaimers Only

5:00 - 7:00     Reception


7:30 - 8:30     Breakfast

8:30 - 11:30   APR Closing General Session 

* Meeting Synthesis and the Road Forward
* Critical Guidance Recognition
* APR’s Next Steps on Chemical Recycling
* APR Programs in Action
* Foundation for Plastic Recycling’s New Initiative 


Save the Date! 

February 17-19, 2020

Plastics Recycling Conference & Trade Show
APR Member Meeting

Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, TN

Upcoming Meetings


October 1-3, 2019

Embassy Suites Hilton Scottsdale Resort

5001 N. Scottsdale Road

Scottsdale, AZ 85250



Plastics Recycling Conference & Trade Show

February 17-19, 2020

Gaylord Opryland Resort

2800 Opryland Dr

Nashville, TN 37214

Problem Containers

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