Clean Vision Corp. expects to spend at least $50 million on a pyrolysis plant to convert use plastics in West Virginia.
A Spanish group that advocates for bottle bills wants the global plastics treaty to help speed their adoption in poorer countries and do it in a way that protects people collecting scrap on the streets.
A metal trash interceptor that collapsed in a flash flood in Guatemala has been replaced with a plastic boom system with parts made in Ohio.
The Recycling Partnership wants to use Recycle Check as a way to provide consumers with the information contained in the group's National Recycling Database.
Flexible packaging can reduce the carbon footprint for items, and is cheaper to transport. But the lack of consistent recycling programs has supporters calling for fees to finance recycling infrastructure.
The German engineering association VDMA is calling on the European Union to reconsider proposals to ban around 10,000 per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS).
Ceflex, the European initiative to improve flexible packaging recycling, attended plastics treaty talks to support expanded producer responsibility requirements for companies but also urging diplomats to consider the benefits of flexibles when they start writing the agreement.
Coca-Cola bottlers and other associated companies will invest $14.8 million in Mexico this year to increase PET waste collection and recycling capacity.
After three years of study, the federal agency says it needs more time to consider the process as well as comments provided by interested parties.
Sometimes, the move to embrace more sustainability means bringing in more plastic.