Venue Recycling in the U.S.A.

A Report on the Potential Recovery of Beverage Containers at Venues and Events

Prepared by the National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) in cooperation with The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR). Funded by a Grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

"...[The] Association of Post Consumer Plastic Recyclers (APR), whose members include all of the PET reclaimers in the United States, began to look at ways to get more PET bottles collected to alleviate their chronic undersupply. With the understanding that they could have little impact on publicly initiated programs, APR was intrigued by the NAPCOR work that demonstrated that substantial volumes of bottles could be recovered from venues and events. Accordingly, the APR provided the impetus to both NAPCOR and the U.S. EPA to complete this report."

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