Smart receptacle supplier Bigbelly held a grand opening for its first U.S. manufacturing facility, located in Methuen, Massachusetts.

Wisconsin-based Green Bay Packaging acquired SMC Packaging Group, which is located in Missouri, for an undisclosed amount. 

Packaging firm PAC Worldwide launched a line of Polyjacket flat polyethylene mailers with 50% recycled content, 45% of which includes post-consumer resin.  

The Recycling Partnership released a case study on how custom mailers continued to drive down contamination in East Lansing, Michigan, for six months after they were sent out. 

E-commerce company Wayfair released its sustainability report, announcing a new goal to achieve 90% or greater diversion from landfill across their global operations by 2030.