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

We created waste solutions that contributes to lowering greenhouse emissions and a solution that will have the potential to contribute to end the proliferation of plastics that are strewn across every corner of the globe.

From the moment of Brightmark’s inception five years ago, our team has worked tirelessly to evolve and fine-tune our approach to these pressing issues.

This is a crucial moment for our planet. We as a company are here to create positive change and be a catalyst for good. We aim to be a beacon of hope and inspire companies and individuals alike to take action.

Our Goals by 2025

RNG
Offset 22 million metric tons of CO2 by 2025 with our Renewable Natural Gas projects.
Plastic Waste
Divert 8.4 million metric tons of plastic from landfills or the environment by 2025
Circularity
Use that plastic waste to produce the feedstocks necessary to remake plastics and create a truly circular process by 2025

Our Values

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.

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: A dream to create innovative world-changing technology. Technology that would truly help the planet. A dream to build something that no company before us has ever done.
Company Founded
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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, SC. The project uses biogas to produce electricity.

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

Acquisition of Recycling Technology
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Brightmark acquires its plastics renewal technology from former company RES Polyflow.

Ashley Plastics Renewal Plant Reaches Financial Close
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Brightmark breaks ground on the world’s largest and first commercial-scale advanced plastic recycling and renewal facility

Ashley Plastics Renewal 
Plant Groundbreaking
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Brightmark Announces World’s Largest Advanced Recycling Facility Headed to Georgia
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The company announces that it will build the world’s largest advanced plastics recycling and renewal facility in Macon-Bibb County, Georgia. Additionally, in partnership with BP, Brightmark announces plans to evaluate plastics renewal development opportunities at sites in Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium.

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.