Ashley Circularity Center

Plastic waste, meet your (re)maker.

With our Brightmark Circularity Center™ in Ashley, Indiana, we’re creating circular solutions to waste, drastically reducing the negative impacts of plastic waste.

Watch our film. Meet Jude.

Watch our film to understand better how our plastics renewal process works—from Jude’s perspective.



“We are able to accept all types of plastic that are co-mingled. It might not sound like a big deal, but it’s a game-changer.”


– Rick Peterson // Chief Technology Officer

Local impact stats

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Over 130+ full-time manufacturing jobs will be created in Northeast Indiana when the circularity center is fully operational.
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Phase one of the center's construction will represent a $138.3 million capital investment in Steuben County, Indiana.
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The circularity center will offset 6 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions by 2025.
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Plastics will be sourced from Indiana and Chicago-area waste and recycling companies, including curbside collection programs and post-industrial plastic scrap.
To date we've recycled
pounds of plastic waste

See what the science says

Our Ashley Circularity Center is ISCC (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) PLUS certified—verifying that biomass is not produced on land with high biodiversity and carbon stock. We follow good agricultural practices protecting soil, water, and air. We ensure that human rights, labor, and land rights are respected. We ensure that sustainable material is traceable throughout international supply chains and that our greenhouse gas reduction targets are met.

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Read our peer-reviewed LCA

A peer-reviewed life cycle analysis conducted by the Georgia Institute of Technology with Environmental Clarity Inc. demonstrates that our Plastics Renewal™ technology yields significant environmental savings saving 82% of energy, 46% of water, and a 39%-139% reduction in carbon footprint.

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