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Operation Clean Sweep® (OCS) is a industry-led program that supports companies in their goal towards achieving zero plastic resin loss in operations.
OCS was founded by Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) in 1991 and is managed in partnership with the American Chemistry Council (ACC)'s Plastics Division.
OCS Around the World
OCS was established by PLASTICS in 1991 and has been jointly administered by PLASTICS and ACC's Plastics Division since 2004.
PLASTICS & ACC's Plastics Division
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Outside of the US, the OCS program has been implemented in more than 60 countries internationally through partnership with more than 25 associations.
Create a world where plastic resin is responsibly handled and kept out of the environment.
Preventing resin loss in operations is essential to protect the environment and preserve water quality.
A science-based approach is necessary to create targeted interventions to prevent resin loss.
Lead with a consensus-based and participatory process.
Operate with transparency and be responsible stewards of industry resources.
Peer learning, collaboration, and innovation will accelerate progress towards zero resin loss.
Operation Clean Sweep focuses its efforts around four key priorities.
Strengthen Program Rigor & Transparency
Expand Scope & Participation
Create & Share Knowledge
PLASTICS is the voice of the plastics industry, bringing together the full supply chain to build consensus, advocate thoughtful perspectives and solutions, and provide valuable information to help our members succeed in the marketplace.
The Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council represents leading manufacturers of plastic resins. Our members create the versatile plastics which enable innovations that help make life better, healthier and safer every day.