Pyrolysis technology company Agilyx and PS producer Toyo Styrene have entered the construction phase of a depolymerization facility in Japan.

Basel Action Network (BAN) reports that 52 non-governmental organizations sent a letter to the chairman of shipping giant COSCO Global to stop exports of plastic waste, in particular to developing countries. 

The Foodservice Packaging Institute awarded a $50,000 grant to support expanded polystyrene recycling in Memphis, Tenn. 

Environmental nonprofit group GreenBlue promoted Karen Hagerman to director of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC). Now-former director Nina Goodrich will maintain her role as GreenBlue’s executive director and continue to focus on member participation and sustainability actions. 

HDPE reclaimer and plastic pallet manufacturer Greystone Logistics received a $13.5 million purchase order from a nationwide retailer for 100% recycled shipping pallets. 

Plastics producer Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) is supplying recycled marine plastics to Microsoft for use in a mouse. 

SK geo centric (SKGC) and PureCycle Technologies signed a non-binding head of agreement for a PP recycling plant in Ulsan, South Korea.