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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

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

Advancing Partnerships for Healthy Watersheds


Watersheds don`t fall into clear-cut city or county boundaries. To manage these systems, it can take more than one municipality or organization to design a holistic approach.  Tackling multi-jurisdictional challenges requires defined goals, responsibilities and funding sources which can be difficult to handle without strong partnerships.  What`s the ideal recipe ...

Aug. 18, 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

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

Safety and Handling of Permanganate


Carus Corporation is a leader in technical knowledge and manufacturing expertise for bothpotassium and sodium permanganate brands. A brief product overview of potassium andsodium permanganate will highlight recent changes resulting from Globally HarmonizedSystems (GHS) requirements. Handling, storage, clean-up, neutralization and disposal are a fewadditional topics that ...

Oct. 17, 2016

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