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Boosting Demand for Recycled Plastics – Diverse Applications for PCR and the Myth of “Downcycling”

Wednesday, June 21st at 2:00 pm eastern

Post-consumer recycled plastics (PCR) benefit the environment and contribute to a circular economy, where innovation leads to the development of new products from a wide array of recyclable packaging and other items which vary by resin, format, and current recycling infrastructure. While plastics are often remanufactured back to their original form, such as bottle to bottle recycling, they can also be reshaped for use in high-value, enduring, and useful applications including drainage pipes, railroad ties, car parts, carpet, decking, park benches, and other non-packaging items.

Attend this webinar to learn about the current supply and demand for recycled plastics, how we can boost demand to support a robust market, and the benefits of diverse applications for PCR.


  • Kara Pochiro, APR VP of Communications & Public Affairs
  • Resa Dimino, Managing Partner, Signalfire Group
  • Scott Frederickson, Category Manager, Recycled Materials & Sustainability at Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
  • Greg Janson, President and CEO Granite Peak Plastics

This project has been co-funded with the support of the LIFE financial instrument of the European Union [LIFE17 ENV/ES/000438] Life programme

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Last update: 2022-01-31