Freepoint Eco-Systems plans to build a commercial-scale chemical recycling facility in Eloy, Ariz. with an annual capacity of 180,000 tons. 

Italy-based Gibaplast will use Eastman’s Tenite Renew to add more recycled content to its eyewear. 

The Plastics Industry Association launched an advocacy campaign called “Recycling is Real.” The effort has been criticized by activist group Beyond Plastic. 

Pyrowave collaborated with Michelin and Knauf Industries to make elastomer and plastic products with 100% recycled styrene. 

RePurpose Global partnered with 14 household brands from around the globe to reduce plastic pollution. 

Swedish Plastic Recycling will open its nearly $91 million plastic recycling plant on Nov. 15. 

TotalEnergies will build a plastic recycling unit in France that will come on-line in 2026 and produce 30,000 tons annually of compounds containing up to 50% recycled plastic.

Trex and Keep Arkansas Beautiful received the “Recycling Education Program of the Year” award from the Arkansas Recycling Coalition.