Kevin Cronin
VP, Sustainability and R&D

Kevin is currently VP, Sustainability and R&D at Ultra-Poly Corporation, one of the largest asset-based plastics recycling companies in the country.  Kevin is also past-chair of the Recycling Committee and a board member at the PLASTICS Industry Association.

Kevin has over 40 years of professional experience in the field of polymers and plastics.  His career began as a product development engineer and progressed through more customer-facing roles in sales and marketing, to business management and ultimately to executive leadership of several companies both in a large corporate setting as well as in small entrepreneurial environments.     

Over the past 10 years, Kevin has become deeply involved with sustainability initiatives and was CEO of a company that was in the top 20 of all polymer recycling operations nationally.  He created his own company to focus on broader, more holistic approaches to sustainability and to develop solutions to more challenging waste streams.