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Illinois Sustainable Technology Center studies energy potential of non-recycled plastics

Given our nation’s need to improve energy security, a diverse energy supply is more important than ever. That diversity includes technologies that derive energy from waste, enabling us to...

New plastics-to-oil technologies alliance revs up

Are used plastics poised to become the new black gold? The American Chemistry Council’s Plastics Division recently announced the launch of a new group whose members are developing commercial...

U.S. EIA: America’s plastics makers triple exports on half the energy

Data released today by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) confirms what U.S. plastics manufacturers have been seeing firsthand of late – solid growth  in plastics production and exports,...

ACC, LA Chamber co-host panel discussion on potential to recover energy from California’s waste

If you’re following the growing interest in technologies that convert waste into various forms of energy and fuels, you’ll be interested to know that on November 15, ACC and...

New video highlights growing interest in technologies that transform waste into energy

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has released a new video that provides a quick overview and some compelling statistics about the benefits of recovering energy from waste. “Don’t Trash...