American Chemistry Council Circular Economy Goals
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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.