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.

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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

2020 Glass Recycling Survey

Call for responses from municipal recycling program managers, glass industry and MRFs 

GLASS EVENT ALERT:

FREE MRF Glass Certification Webinar RECAP

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

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

 Ardagh Group • Balcones Resources • Binder, USA • Coca-Cola • Diageo •  Gallo Glass •  GPI • Heineken • Johns Manville • Knauf Insulation • Machinex • New Belgium Brewing • NERC • NAIMA  • O-I Glass • Owens Corning • Rumpke Recycling • Pace Glass Recycling • Pernod Ricard USA • Pratt Industries • Republic Services •  Rocky Mountain Bottle Company  • SERDC  • Sims Municipal Recycling • Strategic Materials • The Recycling Partnership • Urban Mining Northeast • Vitreous Glass •  Waste Management • 2M Ressources