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Re-Gen and High 5 sign deal

Irish firm Re-Gen Waste announced £10 million glass collection contract with the High 5 Recycling Group.

Section: News Date: 2017-04-19 Recycling

Benaroya Collection gifted to Tacoma Art Museum

Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) has announced the gift of a collection of 225 works including Northwestern and international studio art glass, along with important paintings and sculptures by renowned...

Section: News Date: 2016-01-18 Art & culture

Tina Oldknow retires from Corning Museum of Glass

Tina Oldknow, senior curator of modern and contemporary glass at the Corning Museum of Glass, will retire in September 2015.

Section: News Date: 2015-06-03 People

Corning Museum: recent additions to glass collection

The Corning Museum of Glass is a dynamic institution that actively collects, educates, preserves, and shares the art, history, science, and technology of glass and glassmaking. New objects are added...

Section: News Date: 2014-12-08 Art & culture

Corning Museum of Glass announces management changes

Marie McKee, who has been The Corning Museum of Glass’ president for the past 16 years, will retire on 31 December 2014. Karol Wight, currently the Museum’s executive director, will therefore become p...

Section: News Date: 2014-06-11 People

FEVE: glass recycling rate passes 70% mark

Latest glass recycling figures for the EU show also there is now far more glass recycled than ever before. Since the 1990s, recycling rates for glass have increased by a whopping 131% in Europe....

Section: News Date: 2014-04-07 Recycling

Vetreco plant in Supino (Frosinone) inauguration

Thanks to an investment of EUR 17 million in leading edge closed loop recycling technology, over 10% of post-consumer waste glass collected in Italy can now be remelted into new glass containers.

Section: News Date: 2013-10-28 Company news

The Corning Museum of Glass appoints Kelly Conway curator of American glass

Corning Museum of Glass’ new curator of American glass is Kelly Conway, who will take office in September 2013, and will be responsible for managing the Museum’s renowned American collection.

Section: News Date: 2013-06-24 Art & culture

Recent acquisitions at The Corning Museum of Glass

Works by Kristina Logan and Ingeborg Lundin for Orrefors are among the highlights of recent acquisitions to the Museum’s glass collection and Rakow Library holdings.

Section: News Date: 2013-04-19 Art & culture

Corning Museum of Glass appoints Curator of European glass

Dr. Audrey Whitty has been appointed by The Corning Museum of Glass as its new curator of European glass. Whitty will be responsible for managing both the Museum’s extensive European glass c...

Section: News Date: 2013-01-29 Art & culture

Corning Museum of Glass acquires rare American glass creamer

The most recent acquisition of the Corning Museum of Glass is a rare, early 19th-century American blown-glass creamer, 12.6 cm high and 5.5 cm in diameter. The piece was probably made in the early...

Section: News Date: 2012-12-20 Art & culture

FEVE: Good Practices in collection and closed-loop glass recycling in Europe

Recent research carried out by ACR+ on behalf of the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) aimed at identifying good practices on glass packaging waste recycling. The research looks at eight...

Section: Article Date: 2012-08-20 Representative organizations

FEVE: glass recycling report

“Last year, more than 25 billion bottles and jars were collected in Europe. Even if almost 100% of the glass collected is used, the vast majority of it, more than 80%, is actually recycled in a b...

Section: News Date: 2012-02-24 Sector trends

AFGP considering fiberglass collection sites

American Fiber Green Products Inc. (AFGP) has announced that it is considering the opening of a number of fiberglass recycling collection points around the US. Kenneth McCleave, chairman of AFGP,...

Section: News Date: 2011-03-02 Company financial news

GPI: Appealing to green-and health-conscious consumers

The North American glass container industry made strides in 2010 to create more recycling awareness and improve recycled glass collection for bottle-to-bottle recycling. All of this helps to reduce...

Section: Article Date: 2011-01-01 Surveys

Hartshorne Fine Glass Collection on sale

Bonhams, the only international auction house to have dedicated glass and paperweight sales, announces the auction of The Albert Hartshorne Collection of Glass as part of its Fine British & European...

Section: News Date: 2010-12-13 Art & culture

Austria: new glass collection and recycling records

According to figures published by Austria Glas Recycling GmbH (AGR), Austria collected and recycled more glass in 2009 than in 2008. In fact, around 225,000 tonnes of packaging glass were sent for...

Section: News Date: 2010-01-11 Company financial news

Orrefors Kosta Boda: Swedish government rules out help

The Swedish government will not help to buy glass producer Orrefors Kosta Boda``s SEK 33 million (EUR 3.06 million / USD 3.91 million) glass collection. The government has also rejected calls for...

Section: News Date: 2009-02-24 Company financial news

South Africa: glass industry acts to keep bottle collection going

The South African glass industry will take on glass collection for recycling following the decision by New Reclamation Group (Reclam) subsidiary Enviroglass to abandon the activity in order to focus...

Section: News Date: 2008-07-15 Company financial news

ANFEVI: guidelines to improve quality of glass waste

Dumping bottles with their tops still on, bits of broken windows or ceramic items into glass collection bins causes significant losses to the glass recycling sector, Spain``s ANFEVI said on 26...

Section: News Date: 2008-01-09 Recycling
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