It’s always encouraging to see that Americans are recycling more of the materials they use every day, so we were pleased to see that plastic film recycling — the category of plastic recycling that includes plastic bags, product wraps and commercial shrink film — has grown so dramatically in just six years. Read more »
Kudos to the Anaheim Impact, the winners of the 2011 Recycle. Goal. challenge. The Impact, a boys under 13 team from the Anaheim Soccer Club, recycled more than 13,000 pounds of materials, edging out two dozen other youth soccer teams across Southern California that took part in the 9-week competition. Read more »
Through the American Chemistry Council (ACC), America’s plastics makers are actively engaged in efforts to reduce marine debris from both consumer and industrial sources. For many years, we’ve been working to create and strengthen a nationwide infrastructure for recycling plastics. Recently, we’ve focused some of those efforts on placing hundreds of recycling bins on California’s beaches and parks and in coastal communities.