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...

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...

MRF Material Flow Study

In many cases, recycling can help improve a packages sustainability profile. In addition, when brand owners and package designers develop products that should be recycled there’s an expectation that correct sorting and recycling actually happens. But what exactly does...