Nexus truck and tanks.

News that Atlanta-based Nexus Fuels signed an agreement to supply pyrolysis liquid derived from scrap plastics to Shell was of interest last month. | Courtesy of Shell.

Articles about a lawsuit aimed at Walmart’s recycling labels and passage of federal marine debris legislation are among those that drew the most clicks last month.

The list below shows our top stories published in December in terms of unique page views.

1 | Lawsuit takes aim at Walmart’s plastic recycling labels
Environmental activist group Greenpeace this week accused Walmart of falsely labeling items as recyclable. Walmart and How2Recycle are defending their labeling practices.

2 | Plastics giants announce recycling moves
The world’s largest PET producer will put massive sums of money into boosting RPET production capacity, and petrochemical companies recently described new chemical recycling collaborations.

3 | Loop: Outside review disproves ‘smoke and mirrors’ allegations
To counter accusations that its technology claims are bogus, Loop Industries has released the results of an independent review confirming its PET depolymerization process works.

4 | Federal lawmakers pass Save Our Seas 2.0
Both chambers of Congress have now passed marine debris prevention legislation, which includes millions of dollars in support to states for recycling and other materials management initiatives.

5 | US and Canada approve pact as Basel restrictions near
New trade restrictions will make it more difficult to ship scrap plastic from the U.S. to most countries next year. But exports to Canada are unlikely to be affected by the policy.