by Colin Staub
A nonprofit environmental organization is suing TerraCycle and several major brands, saying the companies are misleading consumers about the recyclability of their products through mail-in collection programs. TerraCycle’s CEO discussed the company’s labeling in an interview.
by Jared Paben
Global resin maker SK Global Chemical has put millions into an industry group’s initiative to boost the circular economy for plastics.
by Colin Staub
Leaders at Smart Planet Technologies, which produces a coating that minimizes contamination during the fiber milling process, say they have seen adoption in several global regions. But several factors have limited U.S. growth.
by Dan Felton
With brand owner goals for recycled plastic usage increasingly common, a study from one industry group evaluates supply and demand realities for plastic resins, offering considerations to push progress on PCR.
by Alec Cooley, Eric Halvarson and BJ Tipton
A recent survey shows how the pandemic has impacted college and university waste reduction programs. Campuses have dealt with numerous complexities but have also seen opportunites to advance zero waste goals.
by Marissa Segundo
By methodically plotting a communications campaign, one Florida city recently decreased contamination, reduced processing costs and engaged residents around recycling in lasting ways.
by Paula Luu and Georgia Sherwin
Closed Loop Partners has pushed forward innovative efforts to advance plastic circularity. Here are some of the lessons from work involving research, investment and pilot initiatives.