The ALPLA Group and Re-Purpose announced a supply agreement to bring in feedstock for ALPLA’s PET recycling facility in South Africa.

The Association of Plastic Recyclers expanded its design for recyclability program to provide preferred design recognition for blow-molded PET bottles and containers, PET packaging constructs, natural and colored HDPE bottles and containers, and mono-material PE stretch and collation shrink films.

The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery reported that its beverage container recycling program notched a 71% redemption rate in 2023, with 18.8 billion containers redeemed out of 26.6 billion total sold.

The World Wildlife Fund launched a plastic pollution goal setting tool for companies, the Blueprint for Credible Action on Plastic Pollution.