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Podcast: Episode 13 – Sandi Childs from the Association of Plastic Recyclers

Podcast: Episode 13 – Sandi Childs from the Association of Plastic Recyclers

What does mono-material mean? What are the benefits of using mono-materials for brands & consumers? Is there any government legislation that can potentially have a positive impact on the recycling industry and could help expand the type of material that can be accepted and recycled? Tune in to hear what Sandi Childs, Director of Film and Flexible Programs at the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) had to say. Transcript  00:00:21 Sara Januszewski Hello and welcome everyone to the...

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Podcast: Episode 12 – Sandi Childs from the Association of Plastic Recyclers

Podcast: Episode 12 – Sandi Childs from the Association of Plastic Recyclers

What is the APR Design Guide for Plastic Recyclability? What happens after a package has been thrown in a curbside recyclable blue bin? What advancements in the US recycling infrastructure have you seen in recent years? Tune in to hear what Sandi Childs, Director of Film and Flexible Programs at the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) had to say. Transcript  00:00:21 Sara Januszewski So, hello and welcome everyone to the Flexible Packaging Round Table. This is part one of a two-part series....

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Podcast: Episode 11 – Tony Butler from Walex Products Company

Podcast: Episode 11 – Tony Butler from Walex Products Company

Why choose flexible packaging? What value does the How2Recycle store drop-off program provide brands and consumers? Tune in the hear what Tony Butler, Sales Manager at Walex had to say. Transcript 00:00:00 Sara Januszewski All right, so hello and welcome everyone to the 10th episode of the Flexible Packaging Round Table. Today I'm speaking with Tony Butler, Sales Manager at Walex, about their company and seeking to learn more about their flexible packaging offerings and understand why flexible...

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In the News: Flexing Your Printing

In the News: Flexing Your Printing

Glenroy® was featured in Packaging Impressions for overcoming challenges in flexographic printing. "Flexography might be described simply as a printing process that utilizes a flexible relief plate, but flexographic print providers know it’s an evolving high-speed rotary functionality that can be used for printing on almost any type of substrate, including plastic, metallic films, cellophane, and paper. Trends in the flexographic printing and flexible packaging market range from higher print...

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In the News: Flexible Packaging Enables Sustainability

In the News: Flexible Packaging Enables Sustainability

Glenroy® was featured in Packaging Technology Today for sustainable packaging innovation. "If you’re familiar with flexible packaging — spouted pouches, stick packs, sachets, zipper pouches — you’ll know that it’s traditionally challenging to recycle. The main reason relates to flexible packaging’s multilayer plastic structures and the difficulty separating the various materials used in each layer at recycling facilities. Because of this traditional approach to flexible packaging, it had been...

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