MENOMONEE FALLS, WIS. — On Feb. 15, sustainable, flexible packaging company, Glenroy® Inc. announced it has joined the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), effective January 2022. According to the company, its membership shows a commitment toward plastic recycling and a future of more sustainable packaging.
“As a company focused on delivering sustainable solutions to serve the next generation, we are excited to collaborate with the APR to educate and advance plastic recycling,” said Evan Arnold, vice president of business development, Glenroy. “We are continuing to evolve flexible packaging to create a truly circular economy.”
Glenroy’s packaging portfolio currently boasts the TruRenu™ line, offering high-barrier, recyclable pouches and film laminations that qualify for the How2Recycle® and the NexTrex™ Recycling Program. The company also carries high-barrier post-consumer recycled (PCR) pouches and film laminations developed with up to 53% recycled content, an award-winning premade STANDCAP Pouch made of up to 48% PCR materials, and a new recycle-ready STANDCAP Pouch made with 100% polyethylene.
“Polyethylene film and flexible packaging is a fast-growing segment for consumer brands,” said Kara Pochiro, vice president of communications and public affairs, APR. “APR is pleased to welcome Glenroy, a company committed to sustainability, to work with us to ensure a clean stream of material flows to recyclers from retail store drop-off bins and potentially from residential curbside collection in the future.”
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