The Center for Sustainable Materials Management and Green Business Certification are seeking six projects that they will help achieve TRUE Certification for zero waste.

Closed Loop Partners’ Center for the Circular Economy and its Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag released a new playbook with near-term single-use bag reduction solutions. 

Georgia-Pacific’s recycling technology Juno won three awards for innovation and sustainability from the American Forest and Paper Association, Portland Business Journal and the Engineering News-Record. 

Hydro Flask launched a water bottle trade-in program for certain stainless steel products. 

The draft New York State Solid Waste Management Plan is open for public comment through May 15. 

The Solid Waste Association of North America announced that long-term CEO and executive director David Biderman left the organization to make way for new leadership and a new strategic vision. 

Starbucks announced a $10 million investment in Closed Loop Services, adding its investment to those by Microsoft, Nestlé, PepsiCo, SK Group and Unilever.