Running shoe company ASICS launched a new shoe that is designed to be recycled using a proprietary process from Terracycle

Closed Loop Partners provided a loan to startup Olyns to scale its AI-driven method of improving collection, sortation and recycling of consumer packaging.

Eastman and Sealed Air partnered to develop a certified compostable tray for protein packaging, replacing polystyrene trays. 

International Paper announced an agreement to acquire DS Smith, a major fiber mill operator and recycling company based in Europe and is growing in the U.S.

O-I Glass upgraded its Zipaquira, Colombia, plant, spending $120 million to allow it to use more recycled material.

The Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative hired Jason Jordan as president. 

The Recycling Partnership hired Kate Davenport, formerly of the Minnesota nonprofit recycler Eureka Recycling, as chief policy officer.

WM finished a nearly $39 million upgrade in Germantown, Wisconsin, automating the facility with AI and optical sorters.