Accredo Packaging partnered with Presto Products, a business of Reynolds Consumer Products, to create a flexible stand-up pouch made with more than 50% food-grade PCR. 

Chemical recycling firm Elemental Recycling announced David Hudson will serve as the company’s chief executive officer. Hudson previously founded film processor Circulus, and he’s held positions at reclaimer Avangard Innovative and glass recycler Strategic Materials.

Texas-based chemical recycling firm Encina will supply resin producer Covestro with benzene and toluene derived from chemically recycled scrap plastic.

Hillenbrand, Coca-Cola and Net Impact are hosting their second Circular Plastics Case Competition, which encourages people to design solutions that keep plastics in the economy and out of the environment.