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American Chemistry Council Plastics Division

The American Chemistry Council's Plastics Division represents leading companies dedicated to providing innovative solutions to the challenges of today and tomorrow through plastics.  Ongoing innovations from America's Plastics Makers have led to medical advances and safety equipment that make our lives better, healthier and safer every day.

Advances in plastics are helping Americans save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and decrease waste.  Because plastics are such a valuable resource, the Plastics Division is leading efforts to "reduce, reuse, recycle and recover," including through outreach, education and access to advances in recycling technology. 

Find out more at www.americanchemistry.com.


Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers

The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) is the "voice of plastics recycling.”  APR represents companies that acquire, re-process and sell the byproduct of more than 90 percent of the post-consumer plastic processing capacity in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.  Membership includes independent recycling companies of all sizes that process numerous resins as well as consumer product companies, equipment manufacturers, testing laboratories, organizations, and others committed to the success of plastics recycling.  APR advocates the recycling of all post-consumer plastic.

For more information, visit www.plasticsrecycling.org/

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Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI)

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the "Voice of the Recycling Industry."  ISRI represents more than 1,600 companies in 21 chapters nationwide that process, broker and consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber, electronics and textiles.  With headquarters in Washington, D.C., the organization provides education, advocacy and compliance training and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development.

For more information, visit www.isri.org

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Resource Recycling, Inc.

For over three decades, Resource Recycling, Inc. has published universally-acclaimed business journals for the $20 billion-per-year recycling industry, including the company's flagship magazine, Resource Recycling, as well as E-Scrap News and Plastics Recycling Update. Resource Recycling, Inc.'s publications focus extensively on the latest recycling trends, market analysis, research, equipment and business news for the recycling and waste management industry.

Additionally, the company hosts and manages three annual recycling conferences and tradeshows: The Resource Recycling Conference, The E-Scrap Conference, and the Plastics Recycling Conference.

Visit www.resource-recycling.com today to subscribe, attend and learn more about this important industry.


WASTE MANAGEMENT

Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive environmental solutions in North America.  

Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery and disposal services.  It is one of the largest residential recyclers and also a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the U.S.  The company's customers include residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers throughout North America.  

To learn more information about Waste Management visit www.wm.com or www.thinkgreen.com.

Supporting Sponsorship Provided By:

The Southeast Recycling Development Council (SERDC)
Resource Recycling Systems (RRS)