Toggle

News & Events

Focus on Glass Recycling in New Jersey

December 20, 2013 | Glass News

An article in The Bergen Record discussed the state of recycling in New Jersey. In the article, GPI President Lynn Bragg noted, "All recycling is important, but glass recycling is unique in terms of the impact it can have on the environment." The story also noted that glass is 100% recylable and can be recycled over and over again without loss in quality. The full article can be read here.

Glass containers can be recycled over and over again into new glass bottles without any loss in quality - See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/clifton/Bottles_now_at_the_bottom_of_the_recy...
“All recycling is important,” Lynn Bragg, president of the Glass Packaging Institute, said in a statement, “but glass recycling is unique in terms of the impact it can have on the environment. For example, energy costs drop about 3 percent for every 10 percent of recycled glass used in the manufacturing process.” - See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/clifton/Bottles_now_at_the_bottom_of_the_recy...
“All recycling is important,” Lynn Bragg, president of the Glass Packaging Institute, said in a statement, “but glass recycling is unique in terms of the impact it can have on the environment. For example, energy costs drop about 3 percent for every 10 percent of recycled glass used in the manufacturing process.” - See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/clifton/Bottles_now_at_the_bottom_of_the_recy...
“All recycling is important,” Lynn Bragg, president of the Glass Packaging Institute, said in a statement, “but glass recycling is unique in terms of the impact it can have on the environment. For example, energy costs drop about 3 percent for every 10 percent of recycled glass used in the manufacturing process.” - See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/clifton/Bottles_now_at_the_bottom_of_the_recy...
“All recycling is important,” Lynn Bragg, president of the Glass Packaging Institute, said in a statement, “but glass recycling is unique in terms of the impact it can have on the environment. For example, energy costs drop about 3 percent for every 10 percent of recycled glass used in the manufacturing process.” - See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/clifton/Bottles_now_at_the_bottom_of_the_recy...

Smart Brief Newsletter »

02/21/2018
The segment of the wine market at $10 and above per bottle is dominant and responsible for the industry's growth, according t -More
02/21/2018
A tax cut for craft beverages in the recently enacted federal tax bill is encouraging distillers and brewers to invest more i -More
02/21/2018
Molson Coors saw global sales rise to more than $11 billion last year, representing a 0.2% increase for the year.  -More
02/21/2018
Champagne producers shipped 307.3 million bottles last year, representing a 0.4% rise compared to 2016.  -More
02/21/2018
Owens-Illinois has achieved a major milestone in sustainability, becoming the first packaging company for food and beverage t -More

 

Glass Facts »

  • temp-footer
  • temp-footer
  • temp-footer
  • temp-footer
  • temp-footer

Stay Informed »

Sign up for GPI's SmartBrief

Stay up-to-date on news for the glass container industry.

In the Aisles »

Subscribe to 'In the Aisles'

Get a first look at the latest trends, innovations, and new products packaged in glass containers.

About GPI »

Through GPI, glass container manufacturers speak with one voice to advocate industry standards, promote sound environmental and recycling policies, and educate packaging professionals. Learn More