The Government of Canada announced Magemi Mining as the winner of its plastic waste reduction challenge, a company that makes a graphene oxide-reinforced paper that can replace plastic in bags. 

Iowa’s governor signed the state’s bottle bill changes into law. 

The Larry H. Miller Company invested in Recyclops Inc., a Utah technology startup that addresses environmental logistics, collects hard-to-recycle materials and helps scale recycling in rural areas. 

NOREXECO will hold its first North American-focused webinar on June 28 to explain the current state and outlook of the pulp markets in North America. 

The Recycling Partnership released its “Impact Report 2022: Complex Problems Require Bold, Integrated Solutions,” highlighting that it has surpassed $240 million in environmental and economic value creation.

Resource Recycling Systems and the Compost Research & Education Foundation (CREF) teamed up to sell non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of the 2022 winning poster from the USCC COMPOST2022 conference.  

The Springfield Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) unveiled a video titled “Me and My Bin” about the roles MRFs and individuals play in the U.S. recycling program, produced with financial assistance from the Carton Council of North America.

Upstream and Closed Loop Partners announced the finalists of The Reusies 2022, an awards program honoring changemakers focused on a more circular economy. Winners will be announced Sept. 29 on a livestream.