Nominations Open for Innovation in Plastics Recycling Awards

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Annual Honors Now Calling for Entries through October 30th

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 17, 2012) – Nominations are now open for the 2012 Awards for Innovation in Plastics Recycling. Organized by the Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the annual event honors companies and individuals who have successfully brought new technologies, products and initiatives into communities and/or the marketplace.

“We know that plastics are valuable materials and should be given a second life after initial use,” said Steve Russell, Vice President of Plastics at ACC. “Honoring those who have helped to advance plastics recycling demonstrates the vibrancy of the plastics recycling industry in making innovative products, jobs and contributions to the U.S. economy.”

Last year Axion International, Inc., Nepco Industrial Company Ltd. and Trex Company were selected to receive awards.

Learn more about the annual recycling awards, including eligibility and nomination instructions.