Tag - glass recycling

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...

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...

Popular schools recycling learning activity Glass Guardians relaunches

Glass Guardians educational programme returns for a third year and gives parents direct access for the first time. A new version of the nationwide curriculum-linked activity programme that last year saw over 150,000 primary school children and 1,000 schools take part, has been launched by British Glass and the...

Environmentally conscious consumers choose glass packaging

As industries, businesses and politicians make strong commitments to initiatives like the European Green Deal and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, consumers all over Europe are taking more and more steps to reduce their environmental footprint – and latest figures from the glass industry show that awareness of...

GPI, FEVE and FERVER reiterate importance of glass manufacturing

The US Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE), and the European Federation of Glass Recyclers (FERVER) released the following statement to thank all employees for their determination and commitment to keep glass manufacturing supplying essential industries during the COVID-19...

Sibelco acquires two glass recycling activities

Emiliana Rottami is an obsolete glass recycling plant with valid permits. Emill is a glass fines recycling plant. Both were part of the same group which went bankrupt in 2019. These acquisitions will allow Sibelco to further grow its Italian glass recycling footprint (with Emiliana Rottami) and extend its business...

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