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      We Have a Vision for Policies to Help End Plastic Waste. Join Us.

      While plastic makers in the U.S. have different approaches and areas of focus, we’re all united on the need to solve the problem of plastic waste. Together, America’s Plastic...


      No, Microplastics Are Not The “New Acid Rain.” Not Even Close.

      ACC is committed to helping people better understand what we know, based on science, about microplastics and their potential effects on people’s health and the environment. Plastic waste in...


      Plastics in a Circular Economy: A Look Back Helps Industry Push Forward

      I recently had the chance to look back at some of the Plastics Division’s environmental stewardship programs, and I’m struck by how our engagement on the marine litter/plastic waste...


      Why We Chose to be Charter Members of the Ocean Plastics Leadership Network

      In May 2019 on the Sargasso Sea in the middle of the North Atlantic Gyre I snorkeled among the sargassum in water bluer than imaginable and over 1000 feet...

      The Chemistry Innovation in Transportation

      The innovative products of chemistry lead to cutting edge advancements—applied technology in medical devices, aerospace, computing, cars, fuels and...