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                                    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 and NOAA’s Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Announce Buoy Plastic Recycling Partnership
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                                    Brightmark and Buoy Team to facilitate recycling of inoperative mooring, boundary and informational buoys in the Florida Keys.  SAN FRANCISCO & FLORIDA KEYS, FL – Sept. 13, 2022 – Brightmark LLC, the global waste solutions provider, and Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS), today announced a new plastic recycling partnership that will reduce landfill waste… Continue reading Brightmark and NOAA’s Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Announce Buoy Plastic Recycling Partnership

                                    Brightmark Launches Medical Waste Recycling Program with Jamar Health Products
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                                    Brightmark will convert plastic medical waste, including Jamar’s PATRAN® slide sheets, into circular and sustainable products. SAN FRANCISCO, CA. and GREENDALE, WI – August 24, 2022 – Brightmark, a global waste solutions provider, and Jamar Health Products, a Wisconsin-based health care product manufacturer, today announced a strategic partnership to recycle plastic medical waste. Brightmark provides… Continue reading Brightmark Launches Medical Waste Recycling Program with Jamar Health Products

                                    A Long Overdue Path Forward
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                                    On Tuesday, President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), an ambitious legislative package aimed at tackling climate change on an unprecedented scale that we have never seen in the United States. For an effort that seemed dead in the water a few months ago, this final climate change package seems poised to… Continue reading A Long Overdue Path Forward

                                    Don’t Let Great Get in the Way of Good.
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                                    “Perfect is the enemy of good.” – Voltaire Humanity has always feared the unknown. It’s what makes us human. I believe that when someone is on the precipice of something new and uncharted, whether that be pursuing a new career, standing up for something that you believe in, or anything in between, there will be… Continue reading Don’t Let Great Get in the Way of Good.

                                    Local dairy farm becomes more sustainable with methane digesters
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                                    A local dairy operation is becoming more sustainable. Boadwine Dairy in Baltic is taking manure and turning it into renewable natural gas through the use of their new methane digesters.
                                    It’s all a part of the Athena Project, a partnership with Brightmark, to bring agricultural sustainability to the next level.

                                    Brightmark Announces First Gas at the Athena Project
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                                    Brightmark delivers the first gas at its Athena Project in Minnehaha County, South Dakota. The project comprises three farms in Minnehaha County: Boadwine Farms, Pioneer Dairy, and Mooody Dairy.

                                    Young Students Spend the Day Learning to Conquer Plastics in the Ocean
                                    Changing the Tide

                                    A group of 60 students from New River Middle School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, recently spent the day collecting trash on the beach that they measured, sorted, and cataloged to learn more about the devastating effect that plastics have on the ocean ecosystem.

                                    Brightmark Celebrates Earth Day with Milestone Achievement of Four Million Pounds of Plastic Waste Recycled
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                                    Milestone achieved at flagship Ashley, Indiana Plastics Renewal Facility. SAN FRANCISCO, CA – April 21, 2022 – Brightmark LLC, the global waste solutions provider, today announced it has achieved the milestone of recycling four million pounds of plastic waste. This waste, which includes all forms of plastics types 1-7, has been successfully recycled at the… Continue reading Brightmark Celebrates Earth Day with Milestone Achievement of Four Million Pounds of Plastic Waste Recycled

                                    Brightmark Announces Advanced Plastics Renewal Facility in Australia
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                                    With the establishment of this new facility, Brightmark will be the first new circular economy business in the Parkes Special Activation Precinct, as well as the first-of-its-kind advanced recycling, plastics renewal facility in Australia. Brightmark will be constructing the facility in partnership with the NSW Government, as part of its commitment to drive economic growth and prosperity in regional NSW.

                                    Celebrate Black History All Year
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                                    “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. I’m a big Olympics fan. I enjoy the spirit of competition, the athletes’ stories, and the immense physical and mental training and… Continue reading Celebrate Black History All Year

                                    Brightmark CEO Featured in Plastics Engineering Magazine
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                                    CEO and founder Bob Powell shares how (and why) it’s important to win support for future plastics renewal plants as Brightmark works to create a world without waste. Read more on why Bob is credited as a “Peace Maker” during a time when local opposition arises in this exclusive article authored by Geoff Giordano in… Continue reading Brightmark CEO Featured in Plastics Engineering Magazine

                                    Collaborating for the Future of Advanced Plastic Recycling
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                                    Whether you call it molecular, difficult-to-recycle, or advanced plastics recycling, technological peers of Brightmark’s proprietary plastics renewal process are growing in diversity and prominence as the world shifts toward a circular economy. Even when prioritizing strategies like reducing single-use plastic production, developing bioplastics, and increasing the use of refill systems, advanced recycling solutions like Brightmark’s… Continue reading Collaborating for the Future of Advanced Plastic Recycling

                                    Brightmark, Chevron Announce Vlot Anaerobic Digestion Project
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                                    The Vlot anaerobic digestion project is anticipated to capture, clean, and convert methane from manure that would otherwise escape to the atmosphere on the Vlot Calf Ranch and dairy farm into renewable natural gas (RNG).  When used in the transportation sector, renewable natural gas from dairy operations has a negative carbon intensity on a lifecycle basis under California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard. The Vlot Project is Brightmark RNG Holdings LLC’s first renewable natural gas project in the state of California.  

                                    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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                                    Welcome to our 5 Year Impact Report. Our goal to Reimagine Waste is more than a mission—it’s a way of life. As 2021 marks our fifth 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… 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… 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 and NOAA’s Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Announce Buoy Plastic Recycling Partnership
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                                    Brightmark and Buoy Team to facilitate recycling of inoperative mooring, boundary and informational buoys in the Florida Keys.  SAN FRANCISCO & FLORIDA KEYS, FL – Sept. 13, 2022 – Brightmark LLC, the global waste solutions provider, and Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS), today announced a new plastic recycling partnership that will reduce landfill waste… Continue reading Brightmark and NOAA’s Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Announce Buoy Plastic Recycling Partnership

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