Amcor released a 100% PCR one-liter soft drink stock bottle. 

Flexible packaging supplier American Packaging Corporation launched a line of PE pet-food packaging materials that are designed to be compliant with the Association of Plastic Recyclers’ guidelines for PE films and pre-qualified to bear the How2Recycle label.

Brand owner BlueTriton Brands announced a goal that all of its beverage packaging will be made from an average of 50% recycled plastic, building on a previous goal that this packaging would include an average of 35% recycled plastic by 2025. As of 2022, just shy of half of these packaging products included an average of 35% recycled plastic, the company reported.

The Canada Plastics Pact and the National Zero Waste Council released guidance for industry to eliminate unnecessary and problematic plastics. 

CARBIOS broke ground on its first PET biorecycling plant.

Nespresso launched a refurbished coffee machine program in Canada.

Plastic Ingenuity launched an online education series on circularity for packaging companies. 

The United Nations Environment Programme noted in an update to its “Plastic Pollution Science” report that EPS transport packaging is “recyclable in practice and at scale” in some specific regions.