2015 Recycling Innovation Award Winners
Congratulations to the 2015 Innovation in Plastics Recycling Award Winners!

The 2015 winners are: Demilec, Publix and The Recycling Partnership™

Left to Right: Demilec, The Recycling Partnership™ (not pictured: Publix)

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Transforming the Way We Use Energy
The business of chemistry can be part of the answer. Through chemistry we are creating energy solutions that will enable a strong, secure and sustainable future.

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Enhancing Scientific Understanding of Chemical Safety
ACC sponsors the Long-Range Research Initiative (LRI) to promote innovations in chemical safety assessments. It invests in science essential for understanding the impact of chemicals on human health and the environment.

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Enabling Cutting-Edge Advancements
The business of chemistry excels at continuously bringing new, imaginative and innovative ideas to market—applied technology in medical devices, aerospace, computing, cars, fuels and more.

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Creating Ground-Breaking Medical Innovations
Pharmaceuticals are central to human health and welfare, and 93% of pharmaceuticals sold in the U.S. rely on chlorine chemistry. These medicines and innovations have increased life expectancy by more than 30 years over the past century.

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Driving Innovations That Create a Healthier, Safer and More Sustainable Future

In 2014, chemical companies invested $59 billion in research and development to support new innovation, or more than $185 per person in the United States. We invest more to innovate than the electronic, automobile, and healthcare industries.

Learn more about policies that can help American chemistry continue innovating, creating jobs and enhancing safety:

Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform

ACC lauds House passage of historic TSCA reform. Learn More »

Rail Transportation

ACC applauds Congress for approving S. 808, the “Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015,” a bipartisan bill to update freight rail policies. Learn More »

Shale Gas

Shale gas is creating a renaissance in U.S. plastics manufacturing. Learn More »


Recognizes companies and individuals who bring new products, technologies and initiatives to the marketplace.

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ACC members make valuable contributions to our nation’s portfolio of energy efficient innovations.

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