News about Driscoll’s thermoform recycling efforts captured reader attention last month. | Courtesy of Driscoll’s

A berry brand’s thermoforming recycling efforts and other news drew our readers’ clicks last month.

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

1 | Driscoll’s (and its suppliers) propel thermoform recycling
Clamshell containers used by berry brand Driscoll’s last year contained an average of 9% RPET sourced from used thermoforms.

2 | How2Recycle returns PP to ‘widely recycled’ level
Two years after downgrading rigid polypropylene containers to “check locally,” a label system has returned the material to its previous status, determining at least 60% of the country has access to PP collection.

3 | PepsiCo announces goal to reduce virgin plastic use
PepsiCo announced new objectives and shared its progress toward circular packaging targets in its 2021 environmental, social and governance report.

4 | NOVA Chemicals plans chemical recycling pilot
NOVA Chemicals is planning a pilot-scale reactor for plastics pyrolysis in 2022, the latest recycling-related move from the resin manufacturer.

5 | Federal lawmakers push chemical recycling regulations
In a letter to the EPA, 35 members of Congress urged the federal department to continue to regulate chemical recycling as combustion, not manufacturing, under the Clean Air Act.