Global Plastics Meeting on Marine Litter Solutions
World's plastics associations promote sustainability and resource recovery, and renew commitments to marine litter solutions.

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Congratulations to the 2014 Innovation in Plastics Recycling Award Winners!
The 2014 winners are: Geo-Tech Polymers, GreenBlue, and QRS Recycling.

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Plastics Make it Possible® Launches “Don’t Be Trashy. Recycle.” Tour
Plastics Make it Possible® launched a three-week recycling tour, “Don’t Be Trashy. Recycle.” to celebrate America Recycles Day in November.

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How ACC is Helping to Advance the Progress in Plastics Recycling
Since the early 1990s, America’s plastics makers have invested over $2 billion in developing technologies and the infrastructure to recycle plastics in communities across the nation.

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Plastics in Automotive Applications
As the use of plastics in vehicle manufacturing increases, lightweighting design techniques can benefit performance, safety and energy savings.

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The Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents leading manufacturers of plastic resins. We may not think about them often, but versatile plastics inspire countless innovations that help make life better, healthier and safer every day.

For example, plastics make possible bicycle helmets and child safety seats. They’re in the airbags that protect us and the cell phones that connect us. And plastics help keep the foods we eat and serve our families safer and fresher than ever before.

Our members are proud to manufacture materials that can help us to do more with less and contribute to a more efficient use of resources. These are just some of the ways plastics are helping to create a better planet and a safer world.

Here is the American Chemistry Council’s Steve Russell talking with Plastics News about plastics recycling, marine debris and waste to energy technologies.


Giving plastics a second chance by recycling.

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