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APR starts sweating the small stuff

Published: October 18, 2016
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small containers / Fotofermer, ShutterstockThe Association of Plastic Recyclers will research ways in which materials recovery facilities might be able to recover more smaller sized plastic containers, which are often lost during sortation. That was one of several actions the group announced at a recent meeting.

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Statehouses hit by bevy of bag bills

Published: February 14, 2017
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plastic bag regulationsWhen it comes to plastic bag legislation, 2017 may be the storm after the storm. After the high-profile battle over California’s statewide plastic bag ban, legislators in at least 16 states have introduced bills related to bags this year.

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California lawmakers advance pair of plastics-recycling bills

Published: September 13, 2016
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The CalifoPlastic Bottles / Genebacom, Shutterstockrnia legislature passed a bill requiring beverage companies to publicly report the amount of post-consumer PET they use. And a separate piece of legislation sent to the governor extends a plastics-recycling subsidy programs for one year.

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