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MAKING GLASS RECYCLING WORK

  

The Glass Recycling Coalition is a mission-centric, impactful organization fostering collaboration across the glass recycling value chain.  We are dedicated to breaking down barriers in order to keep glass in the recycling stream, meet and grow end-market demand and build awareness of the benefits of glass recycling.

Promoting best practices in glass recycling

Strengthening glass markets and the value chain

Providing solutions-oriented resources for local and state governments

Collaborating to build a strong foundation for the success of glass recycling in the future

Partnering with Glass Champions to seek solutions that increase glass recycling

GLASS EVENT ALERT

Free MRF Glass Certification Webinar RECAP

2020 GLASS RECYCLING SURVEY RESULTS RELEASED

Get the first look at the data collected by the Glass Recycling Coalition

 

The Glass Recycling Coalition builds local Glass Champions to solve glass recycling challenges in their communities. 

The Glass Recycling Coalition was founded in 2016, collaborating across the value chan to strengthen glass recycling. Since then, we have made the following achievements in partnership with our members:

EDUCATION

OUTREACH

Glass is endlessly recyclable.

2.4 MILLION

tons of recycled glass are used annually to make new bottles and jars

33%

of new glass containers contain recycled glass, on average

60%

of recycled glass is used for new containers or insulation

GLASS RECYCLING COALITION MEMBERS

 Andela Products • Ardagh Group • Balcones Resources • Binder, USA • Diageo •  Emterra Environmental • GlassBandit • Gallo Glass • Glass Half Full NOLA • GPI • Heineken • Illinois Recycling Association • Indiana Recycling Coalition • Johns Manville • Justice Industries • Knauf Insulation • Machinex • Momentum Recycling • New Belgium Brewing • NERC • NAIMA  • O-I Glass • Owens Corning • Rumpke Recycling •  Pernod Ricard USA • Pratt Industries • Republic Services •  Ripple Glass • Rocky Mountain Bottle Company  • Red Wave • SERDC  • Sims Municipal Recycling • Strategic Materials • Town of Brookhaven, NY • The Recycling Partnership • Urban Mining Northeast • Vitreous Glass •  Waste Management • 2M Ressources