AMP Robotics developed an AI system targeting film and flexible plastic to help reduce contamination in paper streams. 

Ball announced it has two smaller sizes of its recyclable aluminum cup available. 

CTK Trucking & Logistics was awarded a $6 million recycling contract from New York City. 

The Global Alliance of Waste Pickers will hold a virtual congress on Oct. 29 to launch its constitution. 

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) issued a public call for comments on its recyclability protocol.

The state of Michigan awarded $51,600 in prize money from a recycling pitch competition, and the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) also awarded $2 million in grants. 

NextCycle Colorado is accepting applications in its next round of end market grants. Applications are due Dec. 1 by 4 p.m. Mountain time.

WM is planning a $35 million recycling hub facility in Detroit that will serve six other WM facilities in the state.