Plastic Packaging Blog

Stay up to date on the latest innovations in the world of plastic packaging, and read perspectives from a wide array of leading industry experts.

U.S. Plastic Resin Producers Set Goal to Recycle or Recover All Plastic Packaging by 2040

U.S. Plastic Resin Producers Set Goal to Recycle or Recover All Plastic Packaging by 2040

It’s ambitious, yet achievable—realistic—a true “stretch goal.”   In May of 2018 ACC’s Plastics Division announced three new circular economy goals to guide and accelerate the capture, recycling and recovery of plastics packaging. Although we and our members have...

Plastic Straws: An On-Demand Approach Makes Sense

Plastic Straws: An On-Demand Approach Makes Sense

According to the Ocean Conservancy, volunteers pick up more than 400,000 plastic straws from beaches around the world, each year. As an industry committed to developing innovations that help make life better, we know that there are a multitude of ways that plastic...

Spread the Word About WRAP

Spread the Word About WRAP

(Happy America Recycles Day! Throughout the week of November 15th, we’re featuring voices from the value chain on important packaging recyclability issues. We’re publishing thoughts from brand owners, recyclers, retailers and others within our industry on why plastics...

News, Resources, and Blog