Category Archives: Green tip of the week

APR: ‘There is no sustainability without recycling’

The head of the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) recently voiced concerns that plastics recovery progress could get dampened by stakeholders’ transition to more holistic approaches to materials management. During a recent webinar, Steve Alexander of APR and an official from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency discussed the evolution of  sustainable materials management and what it […]


China, the world’s largest importer of scrap such as plastic since 1992, is no longer accepting these products due to the huge volume of plastics that are mainly low quality single-use items, such as garbage bags, bubble wrap, beverage bottles, and plastic packaging for food and tobacco items that cannot be profitably recycled. This means […]