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Details on Circulate Capital’s Indian plastics investments

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Workers at the Dalmia Polypro Industries facility.

Circulate Capital invested in Dalmia Polypro Industries, a plastic bottle recycling company based in Mumbai, India. | Courtesy of Circulate Capital.

The U.S. and Europe have had formal recycling infrastructure in place for decades. That’s not the case in India, where Circulate Capital just invested millions of dollars to boost infrastructure and reduce ocean plastics generation.

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Electronics producer scales up PCR use

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Closeup of a Logitech keyboard.

Logitech estimates it will have shipped more than 50 million devices that include recycled plastic by the end of 2021. | Marco Curaba/Shutterstock

Logitech has used more post-consumer plastic in its keyboards, mice, webcams and other products over the past three years.

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Major packaging users hit 6.2% average recycled content

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Walmart store's dairy shelf.

Walmart grew its recycled plastic use across product packaging lines from less than 0.5% in 2018 to 9% in 2019. | Chekyravaa/Shutterstock

Some of the largest packaged goods and retail firms increased their use of recycled plastic in 2019, but they have work to do to hit 2025 targets, according to an Ellen MacArthur Foundation update.

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Plastics Pact looks to bring ‘new force’ to policy talks

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The pact members are aiming to launch a roadmap document publicly in April 2021. | chainarong06/Shutterstock

The director of the U.S. Plastics Pact says the effort is marked by two key components: focusing on a target-based national strategy to tackle plastic waste and employing rigorous accountability through reporting to the public.

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Plastics producers tout pyrolysis achievements

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Virgin plastics producer SABIC will supply recycled resin derived from post-consumer mixed plastics for beauty products packaging. | Casimiro PT/Shutterstock

Three virgin plastics companies recently announced developments in the area of chemical recycling. The following are summaries of the news from Chevron Phillips Chemical, SABIC and BASF.

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Film specialist puts $20 million behind capacity growth

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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (left) with Sean Whiteley, Revolution's CEO, at an event announcing the film processor's expansion.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (left) with Sean Whiteley, Revolution’s CEO, at an event announcing the film processor’s expansion. | Lyndsay D. Photography

Revolution, a polyethylene reclaimer and recycled-plastic products manufacturer, is investing in its Arkansas site to boost its ability to produce recycled-content films.

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