Sandi Childs

The Association of Plastic Recyclers

Sandi Childs is the Director of Film and Flexible Programs for APR, the Association of Plastic Recyclers. She is leading APR’s efforts to expand and promote the plastic bag and flexible film recycling industry through improvements to supply, demand, and quality. Sandi manages APR’s Film Reclamation Committee and its contributions to APR’s Design® Guide for Plastics Recyclability and PE film test protocols.

Prior to APR, Sandi served as a Recovery Development Manager for Coca-Cola Recycling, creating models for brand owner investments in the recycling value chain. Sandi started her career recycling PET plastics, as Recycling Manager for Southeastern Container and then as Eastern Regional Director for NAPCOR. Sandi has a BS in Human Ecology from Ramapo College of New Jersey and a Masters in Environmental Science from UNC-Chapel Hill.