Hygiene and health company Essity joined the digital watermarks initiative HolyGrail 2.0 project, which aims to improve sorting to boost plastic packaging recycling rates in Europe.

Investment firm Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors and U.K. tech company Clean Planet Energy announced a plan to build multiple chemical recycling facilities in the U.S., beginning with a Gibbstown, N.J. plant with a capacity of 40 million pounds per year.

Market analysis firm ICIS launched a weekly pricing service tracking mixed-plastic bale prices in Europe.

Styrenics producer INEOS Styrolution announced the company will invest in a pilot plant for polystyrene chemical recycling in Swindon, U.K.

Unifi announced it has recycled 30 billion post-consumer plastic bottles into fiber products, a milestone the company had pledged to meet by 2022.