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Our top stories from April 2021

Published: May 5, 2021
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View of the Evergreen facility in Ohio.

News of Evergreen’s $22M expansion in Ohio was of interest to readers last month. | Courtesy of Evergreen

PET reclaimer news commanded our readers’ attention last month, along with coverage of our Plastics Recycling Conference, opinions on chemical recycling and a growing post-industrial plastics user.

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Our top stories from March 2021

Published: April 7, 2021
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Unilever logo on company building with blue sky above.

News that Unilever will invest $15 million in the Closed Loop Partners Leadership Fund captured clicks last month. | Peter Bueno/Shutterstock

A PET reclaimer’s bankruptcy filing drew readers’ attention last month, in addition to articles about brand owner moves, research projects and food-contact letters.

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Our top stories from February 2021

Published: March 3, 2021
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Eastman Chemical facility in Kingsport, Tenn.

News that the Eastman Chemical Co. will invest $250 million over two years to build a methanolysis plant drew attention last month. | William Griffith/Shutterstock

A major chemical recycling facility, packaging EPR legislation, new recycled-content products and recycled resin markets drew reader attention last month.

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Our top stories from January 2021

Published: February 3, 2021
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Ganges River with plastic waste on shore.

News that the Renew Oceans project in India had been halted drew attention last month. | photo stock india/Shutterstock

Coverage of the Basel Amendment’s market impacts, as well as stories about individual processors, drew our readers’ clicks last month.

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Our top stories from December 2020

Published: January 19, 2021
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Nexus truck and tanks.

News that Atlanta-based Nexus Fuels signed an agreement to supply pyrolysis liquid derived from scrap plastics to Shell was of interest last month. | Courtesy of Shell.

Articles about a lawsuit aimed at Walmart’s recycling labels and passage of federal marine debris legislation are among those that drew the most clicks last month.

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Our top stories from November 2020

Published: December 2, 2020
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Plastic thermoform packaging containing tomatoes.

News that Sonoco is closing a Yakima, Wash. facility that uses recovered PET drew attention last month. | Iurii N/Shutterstock

Articles about the U.S. plastics recycling rate, as well as the country’s contributions to ocean litter, drew our readers’ attention last month.

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Our top stories from October 2020

Published: November 4, 2020
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Sabic logo on website, seen through magnifying glass.

News about Sabic’s pyrolysis advancements drew attention last month. | Casimiro PT/Shutterstock

Export regulation changes, chemical recycling advances, brand owner action and packaging recyclability nods all drew the clicks last month.

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Our top stories from September 2020

Published: October 7, 2020
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Inside the Merlin Plastics facility.

A deal between Merlin Plastics and NOVA Chemicals was big news last month. | Courtesy of NOVA Chemicals.

News about Merlin’s deal with a resin giant grabbed reader attention last month. California’s recycled-content mandate and updates from China also drew lots of interest.

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Our top stories from August 2020

Published: September 10, 2020
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Plastic-asphalt road, Courtesy of Technisoil.

An article about a company turning PET scrap into asphalt binder was of interest in August. | Courtesy of Technisoil.

A story on Brightmark’s procurement plans grabbed reader attention in August. Coverage of film recycling updates also proved popular.

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Our top stories from July 2020

Published: August 5, 2020
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Baled plastics for recycling at the PreZero facility.

News about a California location now processing hard-to-recycle plastics captured attention last month. | Courtesy of PreZero.

Articles about investments to boost plastics recycling and the future career plans of an industry veteran drew readers’ interest last month.

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