May 13, 2022 / 2 minute read
Advanced Drainage Systems joins the Cyclyx consortium
PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire, USA, May 12, 2022 – Cyclyx International, a consortium-based post-use plastic innovation company with a mission to help increase the recyclability of plastic from 10% to 90%, announced that Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) (NYSE:WMS) has joined the group.
ADS is a leading manufacturer of plastic stormwater management products, including drainage pipe which can be made with recycled content. Its products are used in the stormwater, sanitary sewer and on-site septic wastewater industries, providing superior drainage solutions for use in the construction and agriculture industries. As a consortium member, ADS will gain access to Cyclyx’s unique programs that increase the diversion of post-use plastics. This will enable ADS to increase recycled content in its products from 500 million to one billion pounds
“Joining Cyclyx supports the sustainability goals recently published in the 2021 Sustainability Report,” stated Scott Barbour, ADS president and CEO, “and will help ADS to expedite our goal of keeping one billion pounds of plastic from landfills and the waste stream. Being part of Cyclyx aligns with our 10-year sustainability goals that highlight our continued commitment to using recycled plastic, reducing the impact of our energy footprint and safeguarding the environment, while helping to manage the world’s most precious resource, water,” Barbour explained.
“We’re excited to welcome ADS to Cyclyx,” stated Joe Vaillancourt, CEO of Cyclyx. “Their ambitious goals for using recycled content in their products and their focus on sustainability align well with everything that Cyclyx is trying to achieve with our mission to help increase the recyclability of plastic from 10% to 90%.”