The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries named Sonoco Alloyd the 2022 Design for Recycling Award Winner for its EnviroSense PaperBlister plastic-free package. 

The International Aluminium Association released a study that concluded aluminum cans best support a circular economy. 

PepsiCo pledged to reduce its single-use packaging, following pressure by activist investor group As You Sows. 

Reloop North America released a report on modernizing deposit return systems in the northeastern U.S.

Stillwater Utilities Authority brought back cardboard recycling and changed its glass recycling agreement to save the city $19 a ton. 

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation released a report on how to optimize collections amid staff shortages.  

UBQ Materials was named a winner of the SXSW Innovation Awards in the Speculative Design category for developing a waste-based 3D printer filament.