Plastics Industry Association: Industry Programs

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) offers programs to help our members lead safe and environmentally conscious businesses. The plastics industry has real-world, 21st century challenges, and we’ve implemented programs to help address them.

Re|focus Sustainability Innovation Awards Program: The Re|focus Sustainability Innovation awards provide a platform for sharing and celebrating some of the great work being done across the globe to push sustainability in manufacturing forward. These awards are designed to recognize outstanding innovations in plastics manufacturing that further environmental advantages in design, material, and end of life management.

PLASTICS Safety Statistics & Awards Program: The Safety Statistics and Awards Program is a program that recognizes plastics facilities for their commitment to safety.

Zero Net Waste: Using the tools offered through PLASTICS’ Zero Net Waste program, companies can turn their waste into valuable resources.

Operation Clean Sweep: Operation Clean Sweep is an international program designed to prevent resin pellet, flake, and powder loss and help keep this material out of the marine environment.

Global Marine Litter Declaration: The Global Marine Litter Declaration, signed by plastics organizations around the world, outlines commitments to reducing ocean pollution.

Project Passport: Project Passport provides guidance on how to communicate product safety and compliance information about packaging raw materials, components and articles moving through the food supply chain.

Plastics Hall of Fame: Honoring the men and women around the world who have made major contributions to shape the direction and future of the plastics industry.

Manufacturing Day: Held annually on the first Friday in October, Manufacturing Day helps show the reality of modern manufacturing careers by encouraging thousands of companies and educational institutions around the nation to open their doors to students, parents, teachers and community leaders.