U.S. container manufacturer Arglass completed a majority shareholder buyout from Yamamura, a Japanese bottle maker. 

Fishing net recycler Bureo announced it has raised investment funding.

The Marine Debris Foundation hired Susan Sherman as its first executive director. 

The Product Stewardship Institute was selected to facilitate Colorado’s packaging extended producer responsibility advisory board. 

The Recycling Partnership launched a Circular Packaging Assessment Tool, to help brands and retailers evaluate the recyclability of their packaging portfolio.