Memberships

APR is an international trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry and APR member companies shape the future of our industry. Membership spans the entire industry including:



· Reclaimers

· Chemical Recyclers

· Brand Owners

· Equipment Manufacturers

· Testing Laboratories

· Research Teams

· MRF Operators

· Technical Consultants

· Label & Ink Manufacturers

· Film & Flexible Packaging Manufacturers

· Converters

· Resin Manufacturers

· Certifying Companies

· And More


As The Voice Of Plastics Recycling®, APR advocates the recycling of all plastic, and our goal is simple: we want to increase the amount of plastic material that is recycled.


Broadly, there are two types of membership: Full and Affiliate. Membership benefits are nearly identical for both membership categories; with minor differences regarding allocation of seats on the Board of Directors and some voting restrictions for members who are trade associations. To learn more about the different membership categories, please click here.

  • Full Membership - Level One
    Duration
    12 months
    # of card holders
    10
    Package price
    $9,350

    Companies actively engaged in performing two or more physical operations as part of the plastics recycling process. Throughput capacity required for Full Membership Level 1 is over 100 million pounds per year.

  • Full Membership - Level Two
    Duration
    12 months
    # of card holders
    10
    Package price
    $7,150

    Companies actively engaged in performing two or more physical operations as part of the plastics recycling process. Throughput capacity required for Full Membership Level 2 is between 50 – 100 million pounds per year.


  • Full Membership - Level Three
    Duration
    12 months
    # of card holders
    10
    Package price
    $5,500

    Companies actively engaged in performing two or more physical operations as part of the plastics recycling process. Throughput capacity required for Full Membership Level 3 is under 50 million pounds per year.

  • Affiliate Membership - Category One
    Duration
    12 months
    # of card holders
    10
    Package price
    $9,350

    Affiliate Membership Category One is for companies that do not qualify for Full membership that have a direct business stake in the plastics recycling process. Brokers do not qualify for APR Membership. 

  • Affiliate Membership - Category Two
    Duration
    12 months
    # of card holders
    10
    Package price
    $5,500

    Affiliate Membership Category Two is for Labs, Consultants and Associations that do not qualify for Full membership, and that have a direct business stake in the plastics recycling process. Brokers do not qualify for APR Membership.