Report highlights 2019 key employment, manufacturing and environmental benefits.
ACC appreciates the strong work to rightly prioritize recycling by Administrator Wheeler.
The Save Our Seas 2.0 Act supports scientists and agencies in researching innovative ways to repurpose used plastics.
U.S. production of major plastic resins totaled 7.7 billion pounds during October 2020, an increase of 8.2 percent compared to the prior month.
We look forward to being an ongoing resource for Wagoner’s team and to help modernize California’s recycling system.
Global chemicals production rose 1.5 percent in October, continuing the recovery that began in June following declining activity for January through May.
ACC’s Plastics Division is pleased to see bipartisan policy supporting advanced recycling become law in Pennsylvania, and we thank Representative Mackenzie for sponsoring this important legisla...
“With seven straight months of gains, the November CAB reading is consistent with recovery in the U.S. economy,” said Kevin Swift, chief economist at ACC.
The agency continues to reference and validate a 2003 study about FCDs, which its own advisory panel largely rejected earlier in the year due to scientific flaws.
“ACC and our member companies remain committed to addressing the national and global challenges of plastic waste in our environment."
During October, chemical output expanded in all regions, with the largest gains occurring in the Northeast region.
U.S. specialty chemicals market volumes increased 1.2 percent in October, up from a revised 0.1 percent gain in September and 1.1 percent gain in August.
This shift to a more comprehensive national strategy will help create a stronger, more resilient domestic recycling system and help address plastic waste in the environment
The PLASTICS Act will help reduce ocean plastics by encouraging innovative, market-based solutions, catalyzing private capital to enable the development of integrated waste management systems, an...
As part of its recognition of America Recycles Day, America’s plastic makers called on Congress to work with industry to prioritize recycling legislation in 2021.
The Future of STEM Scholars Initiative (FOSSI) is a core initiative of the AIChE Doing a World of Good campaign and its All for Good priority.
“ACC’s continued growth reflects the value we deliver to our members, in part by showcasing the value they deliver to the world.”
ACC looks forward to continuing to work with Congress and EPA to improve the IRIS program.
CBC Executive Director Komal K. Jain will serve as co-chair of EPA’s Emerging Pathogens Workgroup, a new body created to comprehensively assess EPA’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The new study will measure the potential for additional recovery of valuable materials from recycling systems in the Northeast.
U.S. Chemical manufacturers ready to pursue solutions for a safer, healthier, stronger and more sustainable future.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC)’s Plastics Division announces the incoming chair and vice chair for its Operating Committee.
America’s plastic makers are working to expand responsible solutions.
“The railroads and shippers have faced unprecedented challenges, but still have been able to protect their service due to stakeholder cooperation and the assistance of federal and state authori...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced the Federal Strategy for Addressing the Global Issue of Marine Litter.
ACC's statement on Trinity College Dublin's study on microplastics and infant-feeding bottles during formula preparation.
List now features more than 1,100 disinfectants.
Members of the Silicones Environmental, Health and Safety Center (SEHSC) welcomed a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to grant the industry’s request for a risk evaluation of ...
The report outlines the progress many of America's Plastic Makers® have already made in moving the needle toward circularity for automotive applications. It reviews nearly 50 product and process...
“Plastic makers have long been committed to working on ending plastic waste in our environment, globally."
CPI, DII and ADI panels continue to lead the partnership for ACC.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) welcomes new research on ocean litter published today in Science magazine.
“ACC commends Administrator Wheeler, Assistant Administrator Dunn and the staff at EPA for all of their hard work and dedication to ensure the law is implemented as Congress envisioned.”
America’s plastic makers are committed to recovering used plastics from the environment – both in the United States and in developing countries around the globe.
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"We encourage the signatories of the new U.S. Pact to work toward furthering circularity for plastics by modernizing recycling infrastructure and working to reduce plastic waste."
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.
“This year’s report shows the importance of continuing to modernize our domestic recycling infrastructure.”
The listing decision has resulted in warnings that do not reflect the best available science, which supports the conclusion that DINP does not pose a cancer hazard to humans.
American Beverage Association executive tapped to advance circularity; promote sustainability of world’s most versatile and innovative product.
The Global Plastics Alliance (GPA) released its 5th Progress Report announcing approximately 395 marine litter prevention projects have been planned, underway, or completed as of early 2020.
We agree that everyone has a role to play in ending plastic waste, including the plastics value chain, government, recyclers, NGOs and citizens.