A story about how the economy affected two large recycled plastic users drew our readers’ clicks last month. | Courtesy of ADS

Last month, readers were drawn to stories about how major corporations, including Waste Management and NOVA Chemicals, are producing and marketing PCR.

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

1 | NOVA Chemicals launches recycled resins line
NOVA Chemicals will offer three commercial recycled resins under a new business division called NOVA Circular Solutions.

2 | WM to invest $125M expanding PCR production
After spending many millions of dollars buying plastics reclaimer Avangard Innovative last year, Waste Management now plans to invest another $125 million expanding its film recycling business.

3 | Big resin users see product sales fall
Economic conditions are taking their toll on two huge end users of recycled plastic, Advanced Drainage Systems and Unifi.

4 | Chemical recycling developments move forward
Several chemical recycling facilities, offtake agreements and technology licenses were announced in February, with industry giants like Shell and LyondellBasell involved.

5 | US Plastics Pact launches Reuse Catalyst initiative
In an effort to increase reuse and refill infrastructure in the U.S., the U.S. Plastics Pact announced its first class of Reuse Catalyst grantees.


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