We’re On A Mission To
Reimagine Waste.

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Our planet needs environmental solutions.

We don’t have
time to waste.

We started in 2016 as a group of engineers who decided to turn our attention from other corporate ventures to being part of some of the most transformative innovations in our fight for the environment.

 

 

Brightmark is transforming organic waste into renewable natural gas and creating innovative approaches to the plastics renewal process through science-first strategies and powerful partnerships.

Plastics Renewal

Soon there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. Watch how a seven-year-old boy, a toy dinosaur, and Brightmark are changing this.
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Renewable Natural Gas

Lowering greenhouse gas emissions by turning organic waste into power. A solution that’s scalable and sustainable. Check it out.

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Brightmark, Chevron Announce First Renewable Natural Gas at Lawnhurst Farms
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Brightmark, Chevron achieve first delivery of renewable natural gas produced at Lawnhurst Farms, part of their previously announced partnership to own project companies to produce and market RNG Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC – a joint venture partnership between Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Brightmark Fund Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of Brightmark LLC, the global waste solutions… Continue reading Brightmark, Chevron Announce First Renewable Natural Gas at Lawnhurst Farms

Teamwork Does Make the Dream Work
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“If you care about someone, and you got a little love in your heart, there ain’t nothing you can’t get through together.” – Ted Lasso Lately, I’ve been pondering about why specific individuals choose to take the road less traveled. It’s arguably a more difficult path to follow—with various unknown challenges that lay in the… Continue reading Teamwork Does Make the Dream Work

bp and Brightmark to Explore Developing Next Generation Plastics Renewal Plants in Europe
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bp and Brightmark have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly evaluate opportunities for development of the next generation of plastic waste renewal plants in Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium.

Brightmark, Chevron Announce Vlot Anaerobic Digestion Project
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  Project to be developed in partnership with Vlot Calf Ranch in Chowchilla, CA  SAN FRANCISCO/SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 19, 2022 – Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC – a joint venture partnership between Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Brightmark Fund Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of the global waste solutions provider Brightmark LLC – today announced plans to construct… Continue reading Brightmark, Chevron Announce Vlot Anaerobic Digestion Project

Embrace the Fear, Let it Make You Fearless
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“The impossible—we are told—cannot be achieved. To overcome the ‘impossible,’ we need to use our wits and be fearless.” – Phillippe Petit.  What comes to mind when you think of the term “fearless”? Do you think about a particular person? A comic book superhero? A role model? A historical figure? Many ideas come to mind… Continue reading Embrace the Fear, Let it Make You Fearless

5 Year Impact Report
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Our goal to Reimagine Waste is more than a mission—it’s a way of life. As 2021 marks our five-year anniversary, we’re proud and grateful to showcase our first-ever impact report—highlighting all we’re doing at Brightmark to create a world without waste. Within this report; you’ll learn:  Our goals for 2025 The power of partnerships Notable… Continue reading 5 Year Impact Report

We’ve Got to Decarbonize Everything
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One of the outcomes I found most encouraging from the recent COP26 (United Nations Climate Change Conference) in Glasgow was the announcement of new efforts that will work to slash carbon emissions from industries that have been historically difficult to decarbonize. Such work is essential because while the world has made tremendous progress toward developing… Continue reading We’ve Got to Decarbonize Everything

Brightmark Receives ISCC PLUS Certification
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Certification ensures compliance with high ecological and social sustainability requirements, greenhouse gas emissions savings, and traceability throughout the supply chain  Ashley, IN, December 09, 2021: Brightmark, LLC the global waste solutions provider, today announced that its Ashley, Indiana Plastics Renewal Facility has been ISCC PLUS (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) certified. The certification is provided by… Continue reading Brightmark Receives ISCC PLUS Certification

The Gift of Giving Back
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“When you’re in a position to have gotten so much, the gift at this point is giving back.” – Paul Stanley  I genuinely love the holiday season. Sometimes it may sound cliche, but it truly is one of the best times of the year. It’s almost as if there’s a magical power floating throughout the… Continue reading The Gift of Giving Back

Arcsine Redesigns Sustainable Office Space For Brightmark
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(OAKLAND, CA; December 1, 2021)—Tasked to redesign the office space for waste solutions organization Brightmark, Arcsine wove together eco-forward materials and elements that echo the company’s unwavering dedication to a sustainable and waste-free environment. The office, which reopened in June 2021, is located in the heart of San Francisco’s famous Telegraph Hill neighborhood. Founded in… Continue reading Arcsine Redesigns Sustainable Office Space For Brightmark

Brightmark Fast Company Next Big Things in Tech
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Brightmark Named Honorable Mention in Fast Company’s First-Ever List of the Next Big Things in Tech New Recognition Program Highlights Tech Breakthroughs That Promise to Define the Future of Their Industries    San Francisco, CA, November 18, 2021: Brightmark, the global waste solutions provider, today announced that it has been recognized as an Honorable Mention… Continue reading Brightmark Fast Company Next Big Things in Tech

Brightmark Partners with Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation
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Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Expands High School Marine Science Curriculum to Include Plastics in Partnership with Brightmark FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (November 16, 2021) – Two powerhouses have come together to provide a marine sciences curriculum for high school students focused on the impacts of post-use plastics on oceans and marine life and the greater ecosystem… Continue reading Brightmark Partners with Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

GoodMakers Podcast
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This Company Is On a Mission To Reimagine Waste with Bob Powell How do you turn animal waste and plastic into renewable energy? Bob Powell, CEO of Brightmark, explains how his company has created technology to do just that. Bob and his team are on a mission to reimagine waste. He talks about how their… Continue reading GoodMakers Podcast

Brightmark’s Plastics Renewal Technology Reduces Carbon Footprint From Fuels By 39%-139%
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Peer-reviewed life cycle analysis of the company’s proprietary advanced plastics renewal recycling technology yields significant environmental savings. Brightmark, the global waste solutions company, today announced that a life cycle analysis of its plastics renewal technology has revealed that its proprietary, pyrolysis-based process produces 39%-139% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than equivalent products made from virgin materials.… Continue reading Brightmark’s Plastics Renewal Technology Reduces Carbon Footprint From Fuels By 39%-139%

Brightmark, Chevron Announce First Renewable Natural Gas at Lawnhurst Farms
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Brightmark, Chevron achieve first delivery of renewable natural gas produced at Lawnhurst Farms, part of their previously announced partnership to own project companies to produce and market RNG Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC – a joint venture partnership between Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Brightmark Fund Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of Brightmark LLC, the global waste solutions… Continue reading Brightmark, Chevron Announce First Renewable Natural Gas at Lawnhurst Farms

Teamwork Does Make the Dream Work
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“If you care about someone, and you got a little love in your heart, there ain’t nothing you can’t get through together.” – Ted Lasso Lately, I’ve been pondering about why specific individuals choose to take the road less traveled. It’s arguably a more difficult path to follow—with various unknown challenges that lay in the… Continue reading Teamwork Does Make the Dream Work

bp and Brightmark to Explore Developing Next Generation Plastics Renewal Plants in Europe
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bp and Brightmark have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly evaluate opportunities for development of the next generation of plastic waste renewal plants in Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium.

Brightmark, Chevron Announce Vlot Anaerobic Digestion Project
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  Project to be developed in partnership with Vlot Calf Ranch in Chowchilla, CA  SAN FRANCISCO/SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 19, 2022 – Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC – a joint venture partnership between Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Brightmark Fund Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of the global waste solutions provider Brightmark LLC – today announced plans to construct… Continue reading Brightmark, Chevron Announce Vlot Anaerobic Digestion Project

Embrace the Fear, Let it Make You Fearless
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“The impossible—we are told—cannot be achieved. To overcome the ‘impossible,’ we need to use our wits and be fearless.” – Phillippe Petit.  What comes to mind when you think of the term “fearless”? Do you think about a particular person? A comic book superhero? A role model? A historical figure? Many ideas come to mind… Continue reading Embrace the Fear, Let it Make You Fearless

5 Year Impact Report
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Our goal to Reimagine Waste is more than a mission—it’s a way of life. As 2021 marks our five-year anniversary, we’re proud and grateful to showcase our first-ever impact report—highlighting all we’re doing at Brightmark to create a world without waste. Within this report; you’ll learn:  Our goals for 2025 The power of partnerships Notable… Continue reading 5 Year Impact Report

Cutting Edge Solutions + Less Waste = More Good

 

At Brightmark, we consider ourselves Earth’s Cleanup Crew.
We’re doing BIG things to Reimagine Waste. If you’re interested in joining an eco-conscious movement to save the world, we’d love to hear from you.
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Our Values

Positivity
An environment that thrives on a positive approach to work while executing with a sense of urgency.

Safety
World-class systems to ensure uncompromised safety, quality, and operational excellence.

Value
A fully engaged team that is driven by discipline and accountability.

Diversity & Inclusion
A nurturing culture that values diverse ideas, traditions, heritages, and experiences.

Resourceful
A resourceful mindset that leverages relationships and means to maximize value and output.

Our Story

Our Ethos

Mother Earth provides the ingredients needed to sustain life. She urges us to explore the open frontiers of our imagination and adventure far beyond our wildest dreams.

She offers us pristine waters to swim in, vibrant and exotic jungles to explore, rustic forests that provide clean air, peaks and valleys to traverse, and protection from a chaotic, yet magnificent universe, filled with speeds, temperatures, and distances that seem almost impossible to comprehend.

How do we respectfully use these amazing gifts she has provided, in the most beneficial way, not only for ourselves but for all who call this unique and wonderful place home?

Brightmark exists because of our love for the planet and the need to make her a safer, cleaner environment for all who call her home. We are here to preserve her and help her thrive. We are all in this together.