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2015 Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity (as released 10/13/16)

2014 Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity 

2013 Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity 

2012 Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity 

2011 Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity

2010 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity

2009 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity

2008 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity

2007 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity

2006 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity

2005 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity

2004 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity

2003 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity

2002 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity

2001 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity

2000 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity

1999 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity

Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) Report, April 2010

Executive Summary of The Environmental Impact of Soft Drink Delivery Systems (1995) - A report that compares the environmental efficiency of the three packaging materials (PET plastic, aluminum and glass) for soft drinks.

Best Practices and Industry Standards in PET Plastic Recycling (1997) - A complete report that provides details about the U.S. PET recycling industry. (Note: Some of the information in this report has changed and we are in the process of updating it, however it continues to provide a useful general guide.)

News & Events
December 5, 2016
Link to 2-minute "Your Bottle Means Jobs" Video
December 5, 2016
New Video Highlights Job Creation Through Plastic Bottle Recycling (link to full press release)
November 2016
Going Beyond Collection: NAPCOR looks at PET thermoform recycling opportunities and challenges in November issue of "Plastics Recycling Update"
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A guide to setting up PET recycling programs outside of the conventional curbside and drop-off programs.
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