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Operation Clean Sweep

Operation Clean Sweep® is a program designed to help the plastics and logistics industries reduce the loss of plastic resin pellets from all parts of the plastics value-chain into the environment. The Australian program is free to join and easy to implement.

placard 500 x 700Globally, the reduction of pellet loss has been included in the Declaration of Solutions for Marine Litter to help industry’s role in addressing marine litter.

The program’s goal is to help every plastic resin pellet handling operation implement good housekeeping and pellet containment practices to work towards achieving zero pellet loss.

This not only has a positive outcome for the environment, but the program is also good for business through:

  • contribution to preserving water quality and wildlife;
  • compliance with state regulations and avoidance of fines;
  • workplace safety/housekeeping program;
  • employee wellbeing;
  • operational efficiency;
  • financial bottom line; and
  • reputation in the community.

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All companies signing up to the program are acknowledged on the Operation Clean Sweep partners page.
The following Chemistry Australia members have signed up to Operation Clean Sweep®:

  • 3M
  • Amcor
  • BASF
  • Covestro
  • Dow
  • Pact Group
  • Qenos
  • Schutz Australia
  • Signet Pty Ltd
  • Viva Energy Polymers

Join Operation Clean Sweep

The Operation Clean Sweep® Australia program is free to join and easy to implement and can be incorporated into an ISO program. Program resources include a downloadable manual, editable checklists and metal placards for program partners’ workplaces.

For more information or to sign up to the program, please visit

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Become a member of Chemistry Australia

Membership of Chemistry Australia signals your commitment to the industry and ensures your organisation can play an active role in shaping the future for Australia’s chemistry sector.
By working together, we can have a stronger voice to prosecute the key challenges facing our industry and advance chemistry as a critical enabler of a safer, more sustainable future for Australia and the broader community.

Chemistry Australia Chair, David Hawkins

  • Effective and more influential industry advocacy to complement your business’ strategic objectives
  • Opportunities to influence the industry’s position on key policy and regulatory matters
  • Timely industry intelligence, analysis, and services to help inform your business decisions
  • Tailored tools and resources to save your organisation time, effort and money

We offer membership packages tailored to best meet the needs of businesses in, and associated with, the Australian chemistry industry:
Corporate membership for businesses that manufacture chemical products, import, store, handle and/or distribute chemical and plastic products, convert plastics, or are involved in research, technology and education.
Affiliate membership for organisations that represent a sector of the industry in Australia and internationally.
Partner membership for organisations that provide services, equipment and professional development to the industry.
Associate membership for SMEs and organisations in the chemistry industry value chain. 

All membership enquiries are welcome.
Please contact Chemistry Australia on 03 9611 5400 or email .
We look forward to working with you.