Reports & Articles

Below are featured articles, reports, releases and surveys on issues covering glass container recycling, jobs, and the environment. Click the link to download the pdf document.

February 2016 - Glass International Highlights Glass Container Industry Partnership to Improve Recycling

GPI President Lynn Bragg discusses how the US glass container industry has partnered with the glass recycling supply chain in an effort to, ultimately, boost the commodity value of glass.


June 24, 2015 - GPI Encourages Glass Recycling for Baton Rouge, LA

In June 2015, the Department of Energy (DoE) issued a long awaited Report to Congress, and accompanying Study, which highlights both recycling collection and related sorting processes, and how using recycled glass in the manufacturing process reduces energy use at glass container manufacturing facilities. Click here to read the GPI 1-Pager, highlighting the relevant sections pertaining to glass recycling.


Container Deposit Refund Systems
Single-Stream Recycling Collection Systems
Recycling and Jobs
Glass Container Recycling Industry
Glass Container Recycling at Bars, Restaurants and Hotels