Cyclyx adds Illinois-based Suncast, which produces plastic outdoor furniture products, to its recycling consortium; membership gives Suncast access to design takeback programs and innovations to include higher amounts of recycled content in its products

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PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire , March 9, 2022 (press release) –

Cyclyx International, a consortium-based supply chain innovation company with a mission to help increase the recycling rate of plastic from 10% to 90%, has welcomed Suncast, the market-leading manufacturer of high-quality resin products made in the U.S.A., to its consortium.

Retailers and consumers know Suncast for its smart and innovative home and garden and storage products. By developing products that incorporate recycled content and can be recycled at their end-of-life, Suncast Corporation is committed to a brighter, more brilliant future.

“Zero waste and recycled content are key components of our Brilliant by Design™ sustainability platform,” stated Jim Ahlborn, CEO of Suncast. “Cyclyx is doing the difficult work of diverting plastics from landfills to use as feedstocks in advanced recycling so that companies like ours can use recycled content in our products. By working with Cyclyx and our retail partners, we’ll be able to implement first-of-their-kind takeback programs so fewer products end up in landfills at the end of their useful lives, and we’ll collaborate with companies that can help us source even more recycled content for our products.”

Suncast’s membership in Cyclyx gives it access to design and implement customized takeback programs and innovations, including plastic waste-based circular feedstock specifications tailored to its specific product pathways, allowing for the inclusion of higher amounts of recycled content in its products.

“We are happy to welcome Suncast to the Cyclyx consortium,” stated Joe Vaillancourt, CEO of Cyclyx. “Suncast’s focus on sustainability and enthusiasm for advancing circular solutions will help us to direct more plastic waste toward its best use and will be a great bolster to our effort to help drive the recycling rate of plastic from 10% to 90%.”

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About Cyclyx International, LLC.

Cyclyx International, LLC. (“Cyclyx”) is a post-use plastic feedstock supply chain innovator working with industry participants to develop innovative recycling solutions for all types of post-use plastics. The company’s mission is to increase the recycling rate of plastics from 10% to 90% by using Cyclyx’s expertise in understanding the chemical composition of post-use plastic in collaboration with industry partners to create a new, innovative supply chain. Cyclyx was founded by Agilyx Corporation ("Agilyx"), a leader in advanced chemical recycling, together with ExxonMobil Chemical Company, one of the largest chemical companies in the world. Cyclyx has been formed to be a consortium-based entity and since its founding there have been a growing number of companies joining its membership. For more information, visit us at www.cyclyx.com.

About Suncast® and Suncast Commercial®

Suncast Corporation is a privately held designer, manufacturer and distributor of consumer and commercial products for the home and industrial markets. The scope of the extensive product range includes innovative items in several categories encompassing: Outdoor Storage, Lawn and Garden, planters, Snow Tools, Deck and Patio Accessories, Outdoor Furniture, and several others.

Suncast continues to be a leader in the design and manufacture of high-quality resin products made in the U.S.A. for over 35 years. The Suncast brand is the market share leader in hose reels, outdoor storage and snow tools. These products are sold through over 25,000 retail outlets in the United States and Canada, primarily through Big Box, Hardware, Clubs and Specialty Retail chains as well as major e-commerce providers.

To learn more about the full line of Suncast and Suncast Commercial® products, visit our websites: Suncast.com and SuncastCommercial.com.

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