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2013 Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity (as released 10/8/14)

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
April 9, 2015
New PET Model Bale Specs Seek to Improve Bale Quality and Yields
February 18, 2015
"PET thermoform recycling goes from 0 to 60 (million pounds)" - Quoting NAPCOR Director of Public Policy Resa Dimino -
February 12, 2015
"PET supply chain must innovate to boost recycling, meet demand" - Coverage of NAPCOR Chairman Tom Busard's presentation at The Packaging Conference in Atlanta -
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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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