PLASTICS MAKERS HOST DIALOGUE ON OCEAN PLASTIC

NEWPORT (June 19, 2017)—The American Chemistry Council (ACC), which represents America’s plastics makers, is hosting a two-day multi-stakeholder dialogue that brings together industry, government and environmental groups to hear different perspectives on preventing...

ACC WELCOMES “SAVING OUR SEAS ACT”

WASHINGTON (March 29, 2017)—The U.S. Senate today introduced a bipartisan bill (S. 756) to reauthorize the NOAA Marine Debris Program and promote international action to reduce marine debris. The American Chemistry Council, which has partnered with a broad range of...

P&G Unveils New Shampoo Bottle from Recycled Beach Plastic

The new Plastics Economy includes shampoo bottles made out of beach plastic. Plastics Technology’s Heather Caliendo blogs about P&G’s announcement that it will produce the “world’s first” recyclable shampoo bottle made from up to 25%...

Plastics industry joins forces to tackle marine litter

Seven new companies in the global plastics industry recently jumped on board to help combat the growth of marine litter that was seen in 2016. The companies were added to The Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for Solutions on Marine Litter, also...

GLOBAL PLASTICS INDUSTRY EFFORT TO COMBAT MARINE LITTER GROWS IN 2016

Seven New Industry Associations Join the “Joint Declaration”; Group Will Operate as the “Global Plastics Alliance” Going Forward HANOI, VIETNAM (December 12, 2016) – Seven new signatories were added to The Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for Solutions...