Canadian plastics are essential to building a sustainable future.
The plastics industry is committed to sustainability.
Plastic producers are working towards zero plastic waste by 2030.
Through continuous innovations and collaboration with governments, producers are also supporting Canada’s net-zero carbon emissions goals by 2050.
Plastics have a role to play in Canada reaching its net-zero carbon emissions goals.
Global environmental targets aren’t achievable without plastics.
From the development of green technologies to eco-friendly vehicles and renewable energy, responsibly managed plastics are driving Canada forward.
Innovations in plastics are well underway.
Reimagining plastic transforms it from waste to a valuable resource.
Whether through materials or manufacturing and recycling processes, new innovations and emerging technologies are challenging old perceptions about plastic.
Plastics are necessary in modern society and everyday conveniences.
A healthy, mindful, and modern way of living includes plastics.
Plastic is an essential component in many modern-day necessities and conveniences, including life-saving medical equipment, energy-efficient homes, eco-friendly transportation, and waste-reducing food wraps and containers.
Plastic has potential to be an eco-friendly choice, causing less harm compared to alternatives.
Plastic is a lightweight and durable option to alternatives.
Recycled and recovered plastics contribute to sustainable product designs, lighter transportation loads, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
Plastics help reduce food waste and the greenhouse gas emissions that come with it.
By extending the shelf life of food, plastics combat food waste.
In addition to providing Canadians with fresh food year-round, plastics lighten transportation loads and their associated carbon footprint.
News & Media
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Recycled Plastics Make Asphalt More Durable
To fix America’s collapsing road system, investigators at the University of Missouri are now using recyclables, including plastic waste.
Project demonstrates feasibility to recycle automotive mixed plastics
Eastman, the United States Automotive Materials Partnership LLC, Padnos and Yanfeng partnered to demonstrate recycling of plastics contained in end-of-life vehicle shredder byproduct.
Report: More Plastics Used in Automobiles, Improving Fuel Efficiency, Safety and Performance
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) released a report “Chemistry and Automobiles” highlighting the role of plastics and chemistry in automobiles.
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