Alpek finalized its $620 million acquisition of OCTAL, a PET sheet producer that uses RPET at a Cincinnati plant. 

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) updated its PE film guidance documents. 

Agricultural film manufacturer Berry Global is collaborating with Cleanfarms and Poly-Ag to recover and recycle agricultural films.

Charter Next Generation invested in Plastic Flamingo (PLAF) to help the organization continue to collect and recycle 100 tons of ocean-bound plastic annually in the Philippines. 

Florida-based Ocean Recovery Group hired recycling industry leader Dave Kumar and environmental, social and governance (ESG) expert Ina Ballik to lead the company’s responsible recycling initiatives. 

Protective packaging manufacturer Storopack released a PE air pillow film using at least 50% post-consumer material. 

Basel, Switzerland-based Tide Ocean is using blockchain technology to provide proof of origin of its recycled ocean-bound plastic.