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Keep up to date with plastics recycling initiatives, grassroots efforts, innovations and other positive industry efforts.

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Rethinking Recycling

Companies are advocating for and improving recycling efforts across the U.S. Just click on a pin to start exploring these exciting innovations and check back regularly to see what amazing new things are happening.

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Hefty® EnergyBag®

Citrus Heights, CA

OceanBound Plastic Program

Chico, CA

State-of-the-art MRF

Orlando, FL

Hefty® EnergyBag®

Cobb County, GA

Hefty® EnergyBag®

Boise, ID

Chicago Healthcare Plastics Recycling

Chicago, IL

Bag-2-Bag® Recycling

North Vernon, IN

Indiana Recycling Expansion

Connersville, IN

Waste Polystyrene as Feedstock

St. James, LA

New Recycling Technologies on Display

Ipswich, MA

Home for Foam

Mason, MI

NEMO for End of Life Vehicles

Flint, MI

Hefty® EnergyBag®

Omaha, NE

Hefty® EnergyBag®

Lincoln, NE

Better Recycling (and Biodegradability) through Additives

Amherst, NH

Circular Blu

Bradford, NH

OceanBound Plastic Program

Greensboro, NC

NEMO for End of Life Vehicles

Waverly, OH

Revolutionizing Polypropylene (PP) Recycling

Ironton, OH

Pacific Northwest (PNW) Recycling Project

Portland, OR

Recycled PS Monomer

Tigard, OR

Regenyx

Tigard, OR

Geomembrane Recycling

Portland, PA

Materials Recovery for the Future (MRFF)

Birdsboro, PA

NEMO for End of Life Vehicles

Portland, PA

Scoring a Goal, Closing the Loop

Philadelphia, PA

Carbon Renewal Technology

Kingsport, TN

Tennessee Recycling Expansion

Morristown, TN

Bag-2-Bag® Recycling

Roanoke, TX

Plastic Asphalt

Freeport, TX

Pathway 21

Seattle, WA

EcoStar

Madison, WI

  • Modernizing Infrastructure

    Updating waste management infrastructure to collect and recycle more plastics.

  • Advancing Recycling Innovation

    Inventing new ways to generate value from used plastic.

  • Developing End Markets

    Connecting the demand for recycled plastics to the supply.

Companies are advocating for and improving recycling efforts across the U.S. Just click on a pin to start exploring these exciting innovations and check back regularly to see what amazing new things are happening.

Don’t see your city yet? Take action and contact your local elected officials to see how you can help.

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Take Action for Better Recycling

Plastic waste is a valuable resource, and we’re missing an opportunity to do more. You can be a part of a positive change. Join the grassroots movement and contact your elected official with the click of a button.

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Resources for Industry Champions

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Explore this resource today to find articles, infographics and quizzes to inspire meaningful discussions with your family, friends, neighbors and the world about the power of plastics.

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