Yogurt producer Chobani switched from plastic to 80% paperboard cups with a plastic lining for its oat yogurt.
Closed Loop Partners published progress reports for several reusable bag pilot projects being carried out as part of the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation published a white paper detailing the organization’s perspective on a potential United Nations treaty to tackle plastic pollution.
Four Atlanta-area counties – Fulton, Gwinnett, Cherokee and Forsyth – will join the Hefty EnergyBag program, sending their hard-to-recycle plastics to Nexus Fuels for chemical recycling.
Sealed Air contributed $5 million to Closed Loop Partners’ Circular Plastics Fund, which aims to advance recovery and processing of plastics in the U.S. and Canada.