Plastics Recycling Update

News from Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, Revolution and more

Industry Announcements

Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) announced the first commercial sales of its Marlex Anew Circular Polyethylene, which is made from pyrolysis oil. 

A Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) advocacy brief argues the climate, environmental and health risks from plastics-to-fuel processes outweigh any benefits, and that the fuel is poor quality. 

Rebound Plastic Exchange was launched by International Holding Company to provide a global trading platform for plastic feedstock that follows globally recognized standards. It will open for trading in mid-2022. 

Repeats Group plans to build LDPE recycling plants around Europe, with a 100 million euro ($113 million) equity commitment from global private equity firm Ara Partners

British Columbians can redeem containers for ready-to-drink milk and plant-based beverages, such as oat, almond, and soy milks, at 170 Return-It collection sites starting Feb. 1, in response to a Government of B.C. regulation change

Revolution announced the company’s proprietary recycling method to make post-consumer LDPE for food-contact applications has received a letter of no objection from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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