Investment firm Capstone Partners released a report identifying a surge of mergers and acquisitions in the waste and recycling industry.  

Casella Waste Systems acquired Northstar Pulp & Paper, Northstar Disposal and related real estate holdings. Casella expects to generate approximately $26 million in revenue per year from Northstar.

Kent County, Mich. approved a deal with Kent County Bioenergy Facility, a joint venture between Continuus Materials and Anaergia, to be an anchor tenant at the county’s planned Sustainable Business Park. 

The Glass Recycling Collaborative of Southwestern PA, a new partnership between municipalities in Allegheny County and the Pennsylvania Resources Council, will provide uninterrupted glass recycling access under a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. 

The Northeast Recycling Council published an update to its “Summary of Announced Increased Capacity to Use Recycled Paper” report.