Packaging giant ALPLA will invest in a PET recycling operation in Romania, alongside Romanian firm Ecohelp SRL and Swiss company United Polymer Trading AG.

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will collaborate on a pilot project to process automotive plastics.

Bottled water brand Evian rolled out a 100% RPET bottle made with material supplied by Loop Industries.

Nordic Grafting Company launched a new compatibilizer that can be added to PE- and PP-based formulations. It is compliant with European Union food regulations.

R&D and testing company Plastics Forming Enterprises (PFE) expanded and moved its offices.

Plastics Recyclers Europe reported that film recycling capacity in Europe increased by nearly 10% in 2020.

Indian flexible packaging company UFlex joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste.