R&D/Leverage and the Adler Industrial Solutions family of companies take pride in being at the forefrontof changes in the plastics industry. We take seriously our responsibilities as a manufacturer to protectand preserve the environment.
Plastics provide important safety and sanitation benefits, including enhancing health and wellness; improving access to safe, nutritious foods; and reducing environmental impacts. Sterile plastics help medical professionals safely administer medicines and lifesaving medial treatments, while preventing the spread of infection and disease.
In the food and beverage industry, the strength and light weight of plastic packaging can result in a smaller environmental footprint than replacing plastic with other packaging options. The construction industry is the second-largest consumer of plastics in the U.S., using plastics in pipes, wiring, flooring, wall covering, water proofing, valves and more to make homes safe and affordable.
Many companies that manufacture plastic items or use plastic packaging have initiated recycling programs to reduce the amount of plastics that end up in our landfills and water systems. Some notable initiatives include:
With so many types of plastics and so many uses come multitudes of questions about health, safety and the environment. Here are some additional resources you may find helpful in answering your questions about plastics.