"Tiny House" That's Big on Energy Efficiency Arrives at Carnegie Science Center
The Plastics Make it Possible® tiny house showcases innovative plastic building products that can improve energy efficiency in any size house.

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2015 Recycling Innovation Award Winners
Congratulations to the 2015 Innovation in Plastics Recycling Award Winners!

The 2015 winners are: Demilec, Publix and The Recycling Partnership™

Left to Right: Demilec, The Recycling Partnership™ (not pictured: Publix)

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The Ultimate 9 Quick Tips to Recycle More Plastics
View tips to help you recycle more plastics!

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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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Plastics in Building and Construction
From residential homes to commercial buildings, and from hospitals to schools, architects and designers rely on plastics to help maximize energy efficiency, durability and performance.

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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.