Take Action

You can help build a new circular economy for plastic, in which plastic is reused instead of discarded. Helping keep plastic out of our environment.

Five Actions For Sustainable Change

Learn about our comprehensive national strategy to confront the most pressing challenges head on and move the United States toward a sustainable, circular economy where plastics and other materials can be reused again and again.

Policy Positions

Making sustainable change requires making sustainable public policies. To create a circular economy for plastics, policies that encourage today’s linear economy must be replaced with policies that promote circularity. We’re working with policy makers at the local, state, federal, and international levels to help keep plastic in our economy and out of our environment.

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Advocacy Resources

Want to help make sustainable change? We’re providing helpful resources to lend your hand and raise your voice on the road to circularity.

Reports

Explore science-driven research findings that examine how our industry’s innovative solutions are helping to create a more sustainable future.

Fact Sheets

America’s Plastic Makers understands the need to provide essential information in a concise, straightforward format. We have created informational resources on a variety of topics that highlight key points and critical information.

Podcasts

Austin’s reputation for innovation is inspiring its approach to sustainability and circularity. In this episode of Sustainably Speaking, Maddie Morgan, Austin’s Circular Economy Program Manager shares how the city is engaging with businesses, entrepreneurs, tech leaders, and everyday Austinites to promote sustainability in their thriving city.

Explore the fascinating journey of Keefe Harrison from a college job to CEO of The Recycling Partnership on Sustainably Speaking. Hear her advice on joining the recycling movement, myths and facts about plastic recycling, and how you can contribute to a circular economy for a better planet.

Jeremy DeBenedictis shares an inspiring story about what it takes to become an environmental entrepreneur. As President of Alterra, Jeremy leads and mentors his team which has developed an innovative technology to help keep used plastics out of landfills through advanced recycling.

In this episode of Sustainably Speaking, host Mia Quinn is joined by Dr. Jeanne Hankett, Sustainability Lead, North American Biodegradation & Microplastics Center of Excellence at BASF, to explore the critical role that science is playing when it comes to identifying solutions for microplastics pollution.

"We've developed a solution that takes landfill or ocean bound plastic and tried to convert it into something that is usable to help solve for some of the challenges that we're seeing in the construction industry."