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Glass for Europe welcomes provisional agreement on waste package

Thanks to the recently agreed provisional agreement regarding waste, flat glass manufacturers will be able to increase the recycling of building glass.

Section: News Date: 2017-12-21 Recycling

Encirc receives first delivery of recycled cullet by rail

Glass container manufacturer and bottler, Encirc, has received its first shipment of recycled cullet to its purpose-built railhead in Elton, Cheshire. The delivery marks the opening of the terminal,...

Section: News Date: 2017-12-12 Recycling

Glass declared number 1 by European consumers

85% of Europeans vote for glass packaging for a sustainable and healthy lifestyle.

Section: News Date: 2017-05-18 Surveys

Glass packaging closed loop recycling up to 74% in EU

According to the latest industry data published today by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) – the average glass recycling rate in the EU28 zone has reached the 74% threshold for the first ...

Section: News Date: 2016-11-04 Recycling

Safe & Circular: boosting recycling rates and ensuring food safety

A tighter convergence of objectives and a stronger legal coherence between the safety of Food Contact Materials and the principles of the Circular Economy were debated recently at the European...

Section: News Date: 2016-05-13 Recycling

Glass recycling across Europe up to 73%

Latest industry data published by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) shows that the EU28 average recycling rate for glass packaging has hit 73% for the first time.

Section: News Date: 2015-09-30 Recycling

Glass recycling hits 73 per cent in Europe

The European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) has released its latest recycling data which indicates that the EU28 average recycling rate for glass packaging has reached a new high of 73 percent.

Section: News Date: 2015-09-15 Recycling

FEVE: glass recycling rate passes 70 per cent mark

The latest glass recycling figures for the EU show there is now far more glass recycled than ever before. Since the 1990s, recycling rates for glass have increased by an incredible 131 per cent in...

Section: Article Date: 2014-06-20 Representative organizations

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

FEVE: Glass recycling increases again in Europe

Making the best use of our natural resources, while limiting costs and waste products, this is what FEVE – the EU Container Glass Federation – aims at achieving in the European Union member states. An...

Section: Article Date: 2011-03-01 Surveys

Hong Kong bars urged to go green

With one of the world``s lowest glass recycling rates at just 1%, Hong Kong``s bars in are being encouraged to recycle their glass bottles in a newly-launched pilot campaign. Green glass green``,...

Section: News Date: 2010-07-02 Company financial news

FEVE: Euroepan glass recycling rates rise

European glass recycling rates rose to 65% in 2008, according to new research by The European Container Glass Association (Feve). An estimated 25.5 billion glass bottles and jars were recycled in 27...

Section: News Date: 2010-01-12 Company financial news

Scotland: deposits on glass bottles to improve recycling rates

Aberdeen councillor, SNP deputy leader Kevin Stewart, is suggesting that shoppers buying drinks in glass bottles should be made to pay a deposit, a move which could improve recycling rates. After a...

Section: News Date: 2007-11-16 Company financial news

South Africa aims to raise glass recycling rate

Despite being 100% recyclable, only about 21% of all glass containers produced annually are recovered for recycling in South Africa. By comparison, the Netherlands recycles 90%, Australia 50%, the UK...

Section: News Date: 2007-03-16 Company financial news

O-I Canada critical of Ontario glass fact sheet

In the continuing dispute about recycling policy in the Canadian province of Ontario, O-I Canada has criticised the fact sheet and letter sent to municipalities on glass recycling rates in the...

Section: News Date: 2006-03-15 Company financial news

Belgium top Euro nation for glass container recycling in 2002

Glass container recycling in Europe exceeded 9 million tonnes in 2002, an average recycling rate per country of 59%, according to data from the European Glass Packaging Federation released 10...

Section: News Date: 2003-11-19 Sector trends

UK: north-south divide in glass recycling

A survey commissioned for National Glass Week, held 16 - 22 June 2003, has revealed a geographical divide in recycling rates: only 50% of people living in the north of the country currently recycle...

Section: News Date: 2003-06-26 Sector trends

Italy surpasses 50% recycling rate for glass bottles ahead of schedule

Italy has already exceeded its glass recycling target of 50% by one and half percent, in advance of the 2004 deadline, although it still has a long way to go to meet the new target of 60% by 2008,...

Section: News Date: 2003-05-20 Sector trends

Record glass recycling rate achieved in Switzerland in 1999

With broadly stable glass consumption, the amount of waste glass collected in Switzerland in 1999 increased by about 2,000 tonnes on the previous year, reaching 283,000 tonnes. A return rate of 92.6%...

Section: News Date: 2000-05-22 Sector trends
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