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ACC’s Plastics-to-Fuel and Petrochemistry Alliance (PFPA) announced that Renewlogy, formerly PK Clean, will become its newest member. Renewlogy, based in Salt Lake City, joins technology providers Agilyx, RES Polyflow and Vadxx Energy in PFPA membership.

The Restaurant Action Alliance of New York City and a coalition of restaurant owners joined foam manufacturers, recyclers and foodservice industry leaders to announce the filing of a lawsuit against the de Blasio Administration that seeks to block the city’s second attempt to ban polystyrene foam.

PureCycle Technologies, in partnership with consumer goods company P&G, hosted a ribbon-cutting for a plant that will restore used polypropylene (PP) plastic to ‘virgin-like’ quality with a recycling method that is one of a kind. The new plant will enable consumers to purchase more products made from recycled plastic.

GreenMantra Technologies, a clean technology company that produces high-value polymers from waste plastics, will receive $2.2 million from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to be used toward construction of a demonstration plant that will convert waste polystyrene into modified styrenic polymers for use in inks, foam insulation and other applications.

The World Plastics Council (WPC) welcomes the Marine Litter Action Plan released by the G20 and commends states for their commitment to reduce marine litter and its impacts by 2025. “This urgent issue requires all of us working together and we look forward to further collaboration with G20 member states to solve this global challenge”, said WPC Chairman, Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh, SABIC.

Nestlé Waters North America, a beverage manufacturer, has begun adding the clear and consistent How2Recyle instruction to the labels on half-liter bottles of all its major U.S. brands. This includes its purified water brand Nestlé® Pure Life® as well as its regional spring water brands, Poland Spring®, Deer Park®, Ice Mountain®, Zephyrhills®, Ozarka® and Arrowhead®.