Alliance for the Great Lakes released a report that crunched 20 years of data, finding that 86% of litter collected on Great Lakes beaches is plastic.

Biotech company CARBIOS reported its 2023 operating and financial results, noting an income of 24 million Euros ($25.5 million USD) and operating expenses of nearly 29 million Euros ($30.8 million USD). 

The Mexico Plastics Pact launched, joining a global network of stakeholders working to meet targets set by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.