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Belarus to eliminate glass debris

Belarus is moving ahead in its intent to set up a deposit system for the collection of empty containers, in its aim to reduce the amount of debris that settles in the oceans and landfills.

Section: News Date: 2017-11-28 Recycling

British Glass: pooling ideas to close the flat glass recycling loop

A workshop organized by British Glass and Zero Waste Scotland, explored how flat glass recycling can be increased to support material efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions and energy use.

Section: News Date: 2017-11-08 Representative organizations

British Glass urges fair comparison on wine packaging

British Glass technical director Dr Nick Kirk has responded to a recent article published by BBC Good Food magazine promoting wine sold using bag-in-a-box which, according to British Glass undermined...

Section: News Date: 2017-08-29 Representative organizations

Strategic Materials launches recycling campaign

Strategic Materials’ recycling campaign will benefit US glassmakers, as well as creating local jobs, supporting and keeping recycled glass in local markets, reducing the transportation footprint.

Section: News Date: 2017-08-02 Recycling

Incident at Dimmer Landfill Restoration, Somerset

Viridor confirms that the surface fire at Dimmer Landfill Restoration site, Somerset, UK, has been contained.

Section: News Date: 2015-06-30 Company news

Safelite AutoGlass saves 23,000 tons of waste from landfill

Recycling more than 1.3 million windshields has meant saving more than 23,000 tons of waste from landfill. This was the result of Safelite AutoGlass’ wide-scale windshield-recycling program in 2014, a...

Section: News Date: 2015-02-13 Recycling

IIT: turning glass waste into higher value products

At the upcoming edition of glasstec this October, International Innovative Technologies will have on show its patented m-series of modular grinding mills, which provide a low energy solution for the...

Section: News Date: 2014-09-03 Recycling

SageGlass facility achieves LEED Gold certification

Saint-Gobain’s high-volume facility that manufactures SageGlass has achieved LEED Gold certification for its sustainable building practices. The facility construction process earned points for d...

Section: News Date: 2014-07-04 Glazing / Insulating Glass

Glassolutions Saint-Gobain products featured in new Innovation Hub

The new Innovation Hub, which is located at CMS's headquarters and manufacturing facility in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, has Glassolutions Saint-Gobain as one of eight founding partners.

Section: News Date: 2014-06-10 Company news

Viridor awarded 10-year Plymouth MRF contract

Viridor will start work starting this month on the development and upgrade of a materials recycling facility (MRF) at Chelson Meadow, Plymouth, UK, to enable residents to recycle glass from their...

Section: News Date: 2014-05-07 Recycling

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

Kuusakoski Recycling Center processes millions of pounds of CRT glass

Finnish Kuusakoski Recycling Center, which opened its new recycling company located in Peoria, Illinois, US, in October 2013, is expecting continued growth as more people dispose of old electronics.

Section: News Date: 2014-03-26 Recycling

Verallia North America: proposal for container deposits

At the recently-held the Environmental Quality Service Council (EQSC) hearing on Recycling, Stephen Segebarth, Senior Vice President of Government Relations, Regulatory Affairs and Law for Verallia...

Section: News Date: 2013-09-11 Recycling

FEVE: “Circular economy: a waste of time or time for waste?”

In the recent debate hosted by FEVE, a panel discussion closed the loop of an event where container glass industry representatives, European Parliament and European Commission delegates, along with...

Section: News Date: 2013-06-26 Representative organizations

Glass for Europe: recycling of end-of-life building glass

Glass for Europe, the trade association for Europe’s manufacturers of flat glass, is working to promote the dismantling, collection and recycling of end-of-life building glass (from windows, glazing a...

Section: News Date: 2013-06-14 Representative organizations

IIT wins waste glass recycling order

IIT’s most recent order is for a milling system utilizing its patented fine grinding technology for waste glass recycling operations in Vilnius, Lithuania, for Aqua Bona. Other orders won by the B...

Section: News Date: 2013-04-02 Recycling

New Zealand: recycling facility prevents glass going into landfill

New Zealand has opened a new glass-sorting facility in Tauranga, which will help to divert about 3,000 tonnes of glass from going into landfill each year. The facility will not only accept bottles...

Section: News Date: 2012-09-14 Recycling

EPOC: building revolution with recycled glass

Glass foam granulate was first used in the UK for the base of St Andrew's Church in Churchdown by EPOC Europe. Now, EPOC wants to set up a production site in the UK, using the 35,000 to 40,000 tonnes...

Section: News Date: 2012-06-19 Recycling

British Retail Consortium supports new packaging recycling targets

The British Retail Consortium has launched a report entitled A Better Retailing Climate: Towards Sustainable Retail, also announcing that it is supporting ambitious packaging recycling targets...

Section: News Date: 2012-02-07 Recycling

US: funds for Albuquerque glass recycling plant

The City of Albuquerque has been awarded a USD 500,000 grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to transform methane gas from the Cerro Colorado landfill into energy to power a glass...

Section: News Date: 2010-09-10 Company financial news
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