RELEASE: AMERICA’S PLASTIC RETAIL BAG MANUFACTURERS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE ON INDUSTRY-WIDE SUSTAINABILITY GOALS

AMERICA’S PLASTIC RETAIL BAG MANUFACTURERS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE ON INDUSTRY-WIDE SUSTAINABILITY GOALS Nationwide, American-made plastic retail bags now contain higher levels of recycled material as the industry increases focus on consumer education to improve recycling The American Recyclable Plastic Bag Alliance (ARPBA) today announced that U.S. plastic retail bag manufacturers surpassed their 2021 goal of […]

Zachary Taylor joins WATR to discuss how to recycle plastic bags and films from holiday online shopping

This holiday season, Americans are shopping online more than ever. According to Salesforce.com, nearly one-third of 2020 holiday shopping will occur online. In addition, consumers are increasingly utilizing curbside pickup services for shopping, which means that reusable bags often cannot be used, and consumers take their purchases home in single-use plastic or paper bags. This all […]

ARPBA’s Matt Seaholm joins Morano in the Morning on WABC to discuss New York’s bag ban and the misinformation about 100% recyclable plastic retail bags

On August 28, 2020, Matt Seaholm, former executive director of the American Recyclable Plastic Bag Alliance, joined Frank Morano on WABC’s Morano in the Morning to discuss the status of New York’s plastic bag ban. Seaholm reiterated that the New York’s plastic bag ban is broken and needs fixed, and if it goes into effect […]

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The American Recyclable Plastic Bag Alliance (ARPBA) represents America's plastic bag manufacturers and recyclers. Founded in 2005, the ARPBA promotes the sustainable use, reuse and recycling of its products, advocates for sustainable, fact-based public policy and fights against taxes and bans that increase costs for stores and prices for shoppers.