Waste & Recycling Events

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2015 PET Container Recycling Rate Report Overview


The Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity in 2015, a collaborative effort of APR and The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR), provides a detailed overview of the recycling of PET bottles and jars in the United States during 2015, as well as a general summary of the recycling of PET thermoforms. This webinar will serve as an ...

Oct. 18, 2016

APR Design Guide for Plastics Recyclability


APR works with Consumer Brand companies to encourage the expanded us of PCR in their products. This partnership is a key component of a collaborative approach to help companies achieve their sustainability goals and commitments. The APR Design® Guide for Plastics Recyclability was created to provide a reference for packaging engineers and designers to utilize when ...

Jun. 28, 2016

2015 National Postconsumer Plastics Bottle Recycling Rate Report Overview


The 2015 National Postconsumer Plastics Bottle Recycling Rate Report, a collaborative effort of APR and The American Chemistry Council (ACC), quantifies the amount of high density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP) bottles collected for recycling, as well as the rate of recycling of those bottles. This study also includes postconsumer recycling values and comments ...

Nov. 15 - 16, 2016

Trends in the Recycling and Waste Handling Equipment Industry


This webinar will discuss market conditions pertaining to the waste and recycling equipment industry and new technologies that will improve productivity and sustainability with waste and recycling operations.

Jun. 21, 2016

Recycling Rigid Plastics Beyond Bottles: Resources to Support MRFs and Municipalities


The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), works to increase the amount of plastic recycled, and to strengthen the economic viability of plastics recycling. An annual survey of the largest communities in each of the fifty US states and Washington, DC indicates that the number of communities collecting #1-7 containers more than doubled from 2009 to 2014. Although this is ...

Sep. 6, 2016

Plastics Recycling Works: Facts and Figures to Support a Thriving Industry


Plastics recycling in 2016 is a strong, growing, vibrant, and economically sustainable industry. Demand for recycled plastic material for reuse in manufacturing has never been stronger. The volume of plastic containers recycled annually continues to grow at rates greater than gross domestic product. Consumer brand commitment, in concert with innovation in packaging design ...

Aug. 9, 2016

Raman Spectroscopy and Imaging of Low-Energy Phonons in Solid State Materials


Raman bands in the low-energy region of the spectrum of crystals are attributed to so-called external lattice vibrational modes. The Raman bands from these external vibrational modes (low-energy phonons) are very sensitive to crystal structure and orientation with respect to the incident laser polarization and to molecular interactions within the crystal. We will present ...

Jun. 16, 2016

Chemicals Update, Q2 2016


This webinar will bring you all the latest regulatory news on chemicals in products from around the world.Chemicals covered include BPAs, phthalates, lead, cadmium, formaldehyde, PFOA, TCEP and other chemicals of high concern across a wide range of products from jewelry to infant formula, food packaging to batteries, and toys.On: Wednesday July 27th, 2016Time: Live 8:00 ...

Jul. 27, 2016

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