The Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show is the focal point for the increasingly complex and international plastics recycling industry. The event, now in its 16th year, brings together plastics reclaimers, equipment manufacturers, brand owners, brokers, government officials and leading sustainability voices from around the globe to deepen connections and push the sector forward. Don't miss out on the industry event of the year.


It was fantastic to see the amount of good work and enthusiasm on improving the recycling of plastics - on the forums, discussions and private discussions with the industry players.

The 2021 conference offers presentations, panel discussions and Q&As featuring leading industry executives, reclaimers and associations. The exhibit hall is expected to include more than 250 booths. The 2020 Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show, held last February in Nashville, brought together 2,400 attendees from 35 countries and featured more than 250 sponsors and exhibitors.

Take advantage of the opportunity to meet new faces, close deals and hear the information you need to know to keep your business ahead of the rest.



Learn how to take advantage of the current market to maintain and grow your business from the leading experts in the field of plastics recovery and utilization.  Speakers will present extensive and detailed industry assessments, including analyses of trends in the U.S. and Canada, plastics collection issues, recycling market factors, and legislative and policy considerations.

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Network with over 2,400 attendees - clients, prospective partners, colleagues, vendors and industry leaders all in one location.  Meeting everyone in one venue will save you precious time and travel expense.



  • Bag and film manufacturers

  • Environmental organizations

  • Scrap plastic product makers

  • Collectors and materials recovery facility operators

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  • Clean-tech investors

  • Other investors


  • Resin producers

  • Plastic collectors and reclaimers

  • Consumers of recycled resin

  • Plastics converters and compounders

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  • Equipment producers

  • Waste haulers

  • Brand owners

  • Retailers

  • Packaging and label designers and producers



  • American Chemistry Council (ACC)

  • Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR)

  • China National Resources Recycling Association (CRRA)

  • China Scrap Plastics Association (CSPA)

  • Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI)

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  • National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR)

  • Plastics Recyclers Europe

  • Sustainable Packaging Coalition

  • The Recycling Partnership

  • The Closed Loop Fund


During select refreshment breaks in the exhibit hall, members of the Plastics Recycling Update editorial staff will sit down with different plastics recycling leaders to learn more about the biggest industry trends.


The exhibit hall will sell out with over 250 plastic recycling organizations showcasing their products and services. The exhibit hall also offers endless networking and entertainment options. Visit the espresso bars for a morning or afternoon perk up, challenge a colleague to a game of bag toss or putting golf. Check your email or charge your electronic device in the electronics lounge. Chat with clients, prospective partners, colleagues, vendors and industry leaders in the networking lounges.

Looking to exhibit? The conference offers an array of sponsorship, exhibiting and advertising options that provide your organizations with a cost-effective way to promote your products and services, establish your brand, build new business and secure your position as a leader in the industry.

Found the exhibit hall to be a great resource for generating leads.
The show was well organized, lots of attendees and exhibitors to network with. The show was a good source for business opportunities.



Several pre- and post-conference workshops and events will be offered in conjunction with the Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show, including the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) Technical Forum as well as APR membership and committee meetings.

For the fifth consecutive year, APR will hold a Technical Forum during the Plastics Recycling Conference. As The Voice of Plastics Recycling APR works to keep the industry informed of the most current recycling technologies, industry trends and challenges, as well as design for recyclability and best practices. As in the past, this program will focus on the latest innovations across the value chain impacting the plastics recycling industry.


For registration, contact Cherlyn Staten at 503-233-1305 x115 or

For sponsor and exhibiting, contact Tonya at 503-233-1305 x116 or

For conference program, contact Bobby at 503-233-2305 x114 or

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Plastics Recycling Conference and Trade Show
March 7 - 9, 2022