Brightmark Energy Closes $260M in Financing for Nation’s First Commercial-Scale Plastics-to-Fuel Plant

Posted by on Apr 11, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

April 11, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO – Brightmark Energy, a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, today announced the closing of a $260 million financing package for the construction of the nation’s first commercial-scale plastics-to-fuel plant, which will be located in Ashley, Indiana. The financing for “Brightmark Energy Ashley Indiana” includes $185 million in Indiana […]

Report Finds $10 Billion in Potential Economic Output from Advanced Recycling Technologies

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Clean Economy, Energy Recovery | No Comments

WASHINGTON (March 20, 2019) – A report released today by the American Chemistry Council finds the potential economic impact of expanding advanced plastic recycling and recovery technologies in the United States to be nearly $10 billion. The report examines a burgeoning class of technologies that convert used plastics into a range of products and raw […]

‘A more attractive technology right now is pyrolysis…’ ~National Geographic

What is to be done with the swelling flood of plastic waste, if we don’t want to see it snagged in tree branches, floating in ocean gyres, or clogging the stomachs of seabirds and whales? Plastic production is expected to double in the next 20 years, according to a report issued by the World Economic Forum. Plastic recycling […]

We’re Growing! Take A Look At Two New Opportunities To Join The Team:

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Brightmark Energy is seeking qualified applicants to support the commercialization of the RES Polyflow technology in the midwest and across the U.S. Interested? Take a look at these two postings via LinkedIn Jobs: *Vice President of Business Development and Origination https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1094637466/ *Regional Business Development Manager – Midwest https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1094637646/

Plastics Industry Invests In Solutions To Combat Plastic Waste Entering The Environment

Newly formed Alliance To End Plastic Waste brings together plastics industry stakeholders to provide infrastructure investment around the globe. Link >>> https://endplasticwaste.org/

Brightmark Energy Announces Major Investment in Nation’s First Commercial-Scale Plastics-to-Fuel Plant

Posted by on Nov 10, 2018 in Recycling Plastic, The RES Polyflow Story | No Comments

November 9, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brightmark Energy, a San Francisco-based renewable energy development company, has acquired a majority interest and invested $10 million in a groundbreaking plastics-to-fuel technology company, RES Polyflow, while committing to an additional $47 million investment in the first commercial-scale plant to utilize this technology, which will be located in Indiana. Brightmark […]

No Time To Waste

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Clean Economy, Recycling Plastic | No Comments

Plastics waste is hurting the chemical industry as well as the environment. By taking the lead on recycling, chemical players could add a new dimension to the industry and help solve the problem.  ~McKinsey https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/chemicals/our-insights/no-time-to-waste-what-plastics-recycling-could-offer  

‘We Got Lazy’: U.S. Recyclers Try Cleaning Up Their Scrap

With China’s ban on mixed scrap paper and plastics from the U.S. and strict limits on contamination, recyclers face a growing backlog and vow to produce cleaner loads of recyclables.  Read the full story in the Wall Street Journal > http://www.paywallnews.com/life/%E2%80%98We-Got-Lazy%E2%80%99–U-S–Recyclers-Try-Cleaning-Up-Their-Scrap.SkHFa0SHxX.html  

Growing Volume Of Post Use Plastics Generated By Healthcare Providers Leads To New Approaches To Managing the Materials

Healthcare providers take steps to recover more post use plastic, now estimated at 25% of the waste generated by a typical system > http://www.waste360.com/medical-waste/how-healthcare-industry-addressing-fast-growing-medical-waste-problem