Innovation in Plastics Recycling Awards

Are you doing something original or groundbreaking with plastics recycling? The American Chemistry Council wants to hear about it!

Each year, ACC’s Plastics Division hosts the Innovation in Plastics Recycling Awards, which highlight innovations in the plastics recycling industry by recognizing companies and individuals whose vision and perseverance bring new technologies, products, and initiatives to the marketplace. ACC’s Plastics Division will present this year’s Innovation in Plastics Recycling Awards at the American Chemistry Council in Washington, D.C. on or around November 14, 2014.


The contest is open to all U.S. companies, individuals, and government bodies (including schools) that either (1) collect or process plastics for recycling, (2) manufacture equipment used to collect or process plastics for recycling; or (3) manufacture a new product made in whole or part from recycled plastic. Past winners include:

How to Enter

To enter the 2014 Innovation in Plastics Recycling Awards contest, email your entry describing your innovative process or product to in accordance with the contest rules and entry instructions by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, October 29, 2014.