Circulus facility interior.

News around LDPE film recycling firm Circulus drew attention last month. | Courtesy of Circulus

Articles about a recyclability labeling lawsuit, reclaimer growth, food-contact PCR constraints and more drew our readers’ attention last month.

The list below shows our top stories published in December in terms of unique page views.

1 | Keurig agrees to settle coffee pod recyclability suit
Keurig Green Mountain has reached a tentative class-action settlement with a consumer who is suing the company over its coffee pod recyclability claims.

2 | KW Plastics adds dedicated polypropylene wash line
KW Plastics in the past month started up a polypropylene wash line that will increase its processing capacity by 100 million pounds per year. Company General Manager Scott Saunders said the line will boost efficiency.

3 | Multiple factors constraining food-contact PCR supply
Contaminating additives and declining recycling rates for food packaging are limiting growth in production of food-grade recycled resin, according to research from a consulting firm.

4 | LDPE recycling firm Circulus plans ambitious rollout
A film recycling company that recently opened its first facility in California aims to launch two additional plants in the U.S. next year, with more on the way in the future.

5 | PureCycle faces SEC investigation
Even as it signs offtake agreements with major companies, PP recycling startup PureCycle Technologies continues to be dogged by legal and regulatory troubles.


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