The Canada Plastics Pact announced its support for implementing nine “Golden Design Rules” for plastic packaging in the country. The rules were released earlier this month by the Consumer Goods Forum Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste.

Reclaimer PreZero installed an Erema North America extrusion system, marking the 1,000th machine the equipment supplier has sold. PreZero also announced it is planning to enter the reclamation markets in Spain and Portugal.

Return-It, a stewardship group representing beverage producers in British Columbia, launched a collection option at a Vancouver grocery store allowing customers to drop off bagged containers for deposit return.

Unifi announced that its REPREVE fabric, made from recycled plastic, received its first Higg Materials Sustainability Index Scores, which quantify environmental impact reductions associated with using certain products.