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American Chemistry Council Circular Economy Goals

Learn more: https://www.americanchemistry.com/Media/PressReleasesTranscripts/ACC-news-releases/US-Plastics-Producers-Set-Circular-Economy-Goals-to-Recycle-or-Recover-100-Percent-of-Plastic-Packaging-by-2040.html



Members of ACC’s Plastics Division have set the following goals for capturing, recycling, and recovering plastics:

  • 100% of plastics packaging is re-used, recycled or recovered by 2040. 
  • 100% of plastics packaging is recyclable or recoverable by 2030. 

100% of the U.S. manufacturing sites operated by ACC’s Plastics Division members will participate in Operation Clean Sweep-blue by 2020, with all of their manufacturing sites across North America involved by 2022.

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