Tag - Europe

A cautiously upgraded EU ETS Directive

The European flat glass sector takes as its role to produce the materials essential for renovating Europe’s buildings, for supporting the clean mobility transition and for increasing the share of renewable solar energy in Europe. While already providing net carbon-avoidance products, the flat glass sector is looking...

Glass for Europe recommends a cautious upgrade of the EU ETS Directive

The European flat glass sector association releases its recommendations on the review of the Emissions Trading Scheme Directive. Download the Position Paper A revision of the phase IV of EU ETS has become necessary to ensure the EU’s journey towards climate neutrality remains sustainable on the way to 2030. The flat...

The Need for Flat Glass Recycling

European flat glass manufacturers promotes the dismantling, collection and recycling of end-of-life building glass (from windows, glazing and other products) to ensure that end-of-life flat glass does not end up in landfill. Glass for Europe was in Long Beach, California for the NGA Glass Conference. The event...

Glass for Europe: EU ETS for Buildings Needs Careful Design

Glass for Europe is not convinced of the expected effectiveness of an ETS system for buildings and believes that such a mechanism needs very careful design. Glass for Europe has released its position paper on the extension of the EU ETS system to buildings and transport. The European association of the flat glass...

Close the Glass Loop: Glass Collection for Recycling Hits 78% in EU

The multi-stakeholder stewardship partnership Close the Glass Loop aims to achieve a post-consumer glass collection target of 90 percent by 2030, and to ensure that this is recycled into the container glass production loop. The vast majority of the 13.7 million tonnes collected go back to remelt new bottles and jars...

Renaud Schmitt Rejoins A+W Software

Renaud Schmitt rejoins the A+W Software team as a Cantor Customer Support Specialist. Renaud Schmitt is an A+W veteran returning to the North American team as a Cantor Customer Support Specialist. He worked for A+W for 14 years from 2005 to 2019. Renaud brings unrivaled knowledge of A+W’s software solutions with a...

HEGLA Managing Director and Authorised Signatories

The HEGLA Group, based in Beverungen, Germany, has expanded and restructured its leadership and hegla managing director team in order to advance the company according to its sustainable growth strategy in the long term. On 1st December 2021, Ingolf Ripberger, 57, will join the current Executive Board members Jochen H...