The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced the recipients of its 23rd Annual Citizens Awards – eight companies that have shown exceptional leadership in harnessing innovation and creativity to solve our most pressing issues. From developing a STEM program to support the future aerospace workforce, to reducing waste and emissions across the supply chain, to delivering critical relief items to Ukrainian refugees, these companies illustrate how strong businesses are the foundation of strong communities.
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Plastics are a ubiquitous material. Their durability, versatility, and light-weight nature have transformed industries and created significant advantages.
Here are a few examples of how the private sector, in tandem with NGOs and the federal government, is investing in innovations focused on the end-of-life recovery of plastics.