Brightmark began with the pursuit to do good for the planet.

We are dedicated to discovering and providing circular solutions to some of the world’s most pressing waste challenges, including turning organic waste into clean, renewable energy and closing the loop on the plastic waste crisis through innovative circular solutions. Not only do we work hard every day to create a world without waste, but we find ways to positively impact our environment, partners, and the communities around us. We want to create a fully circular environment to save the planet we all share, creating a brighter future for current and future generations.

Our goals for 2028

Renewable natural gas
Offset 4.73 million metric tons of CO2 with our renewable natural gas and plastics renewal projects
Plastic waste
Divert 8.4 million metric tons of plastic from landfills or the environment
Circularity
Use that plastic waste to produce the 1.7 million tons of feedstocks necessary to remake plastics and create a truly circular process

Our values

Brightmark Employee

Resourceful

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

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.
Brightmark Employee

Resourceful

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

Positivity

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

Our journey

The journey began as a mission to create a world without waste. We’re more determined than ever. The timeline represents the initiation of a dream: to create innovative world-changing technology.
Company founded

Brightmark is founded and the executive team is assembled with veterans from the renewable energy industry.

First project

Brightmark’s first project goes online in Sumter, South Carolina. The project uses biogas to produce electricity.

​​Investment from Jackson Investment Group

Brightmark receives a $250M investment from Jackson Investment Group to support the development of new projects.

Acquisition of recycling technology

Brightmark acquires its plastics renewal technology from former company RES Polyflow.

Ashley Plastics Renewal Facility reaches financial close

Brightmark closes and greenlights Ashley Plastics facility construction.

Ashley Plastics Renewal Facility groundbreaking

Brightmark breaks ground on the world’s largest and first commercial-scale advanced plastic recycling and renewal facility.

Brightmark announces world’s largest advanced recycling facility headed to Georgia

The company announced it would build the world’s largest advanced plastics recycling and renewal facility in Georgia.

Brightmark announces advanced plastics renewal facility in Australia

Brightmark announces plans to construct an advanced plastics renewal facility for the Parkes Special Activation Precinct in New South Wales (NSW), Australia.

Brightmark announces partnership with Jamar Health Products

Brightmark announces a partnership with Jamar Health Products, which will convert plastic medical waste, including Jamar’s PATRAN® slide sheets, into circular and sustainable products.

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 ethos

At Brightmark, our mission to Reimagine Waste is more than a mission; it’s our mantra.

We are dedicated to discovering and providing circular solutions to some of the world’s most pressing waste challenges, including turning organic waste into clean, renewable energy and closing the loop on the plastic waste crisis through innovative circular solutions.

Not only do we work hard every day to create a world without waste, but we find ways to positively impact our environment, partners, and the communities around us.

We want to create a fully circular environment to save the planet we all share, creating a brighter future for current and future generations.

We encourage you to join us; there is not a day to waste.

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