GRC Webinar: What cleaner glass at the MRF means to your community

June 17, 2020

Join GRC for a free one-hour webinar to learn about our MRF glass certification program on June 17 at 2 pm ET. Learn from GRC's MRF certification committee on the value of this certification. Hear from two different MRFs about how they handle glass in their systems. 

STAR, GRC and AACOG S. Central TX Glass Recycling Workshop

July 15, 2020

Join us virtually on July 15th, 2020, from 10 am – 12:30 pm for a regional discussion to advance glass recycling across South Central Texas. Industry experts will explore existing glass collection/recycling infrastructure in the region and highlight successful regional glass recycling programs from across the nation.

Indiana Recycling Coalition & GRC Glass Summit

June 11, 2020

Join the Indiana Recycling Coalition and GRC for a Glass Recycling Workshop on  Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 2 pm – 5 pm ET as a part of IRC's annual conference. Hear from glass experts from the GRC about opportunities for glass collection, processing and end-market engagement in glass recycling in Indiana.

AzRC Member Meeting: Glass Recycling, Breaking Barriers Together

March 11, 2020

The Arizona Recycling Coalition (AZRC) welcomes you to join us for an exciting member meeting featuring an inside look into glass recycling in Arizona. The meeting will begin with tour and presentation from glass recyclers, GlassKing and Strategic Materials, foll

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Recovery Rates of High-Quality Recycled Glass around the World

May 29, 2018

Join our June 7, 2018, special webcast that focuses on yields of furnace ready glass around the globe. Learn more about the per capita glass recovery rates from top experts.

We’ll cover findings of recent CRI studies about:

  1. Glass recycling rates by country;

  2. Furnace-ready glass generated by recycling;

  3. Percentage of glass in single-stream curbside tonnage, and Much More!

We’ll provide answers to the most frequently asked questions, such as:

  • How many pounds of glass per capita are generated?

  • What are the recovery rates of glass?

  • What is the effect of contamination?

  • How can glass recycling be improved?

  • How can MRFs, glass processors and brand-owners work together to create success?

  • How do container deposit laws impact glass redemption?

Susan V. Collins, President of CRI, will moderate a panel of experts.

Glass Recycling Solutions and the role of Fiberglass as a Consumer and Industrial End Market

April 26, 2018

Recycled glass is a valuable commodity in the manufacture of fiberglass. Community recycling programs and businesses are finding innovative ways to collaborate to collect and process recycled glass for this and other markets. Learn more about glass recycling solutions and the fiberglass end market in this upcoming webinar. 

New MRF Glass Resources

May 16, 2018

The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) will host the webinar, New MRF Glass Resources on May 16th at 2 – 3:30 p.m. (eastern).  The webinar will explore the findings of the Closed Loop Fund’s (CLF) recent MRF Glass Study, Governmental Advisory Associates’ MRF data that informed CLF’s Study, CLF’s tool for assisting MRFs and municipalities to calculate the financial return based on their glass recycling set up, and an overview of Aero Aggregates’ use of recycled glass to make a foam glass aggregate.

NERC Spring Conference

April 03, 2018

Figuring out the latest information about recycling markets and how each of us can promote recycling market development may seem like difficult tasks.  NERC's upcoming Workshop—Markets or Bust—will address both of these topics and make them easier to understand.  In addition to learning from the experts, attendees will also experience first-hand how each of us can play a role in promoting recycling market development.   

NRC Recycling Markets Development Workshop Series

April 04, 2018

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) announced today that it will be holding a series of workshops around the country to address recycling markets development.  NRC, a national voice for recycling issues, is hosting these workshops to allow participants within the targeted region to learn how to attract and develop new and local markets for recycling materials.   ​

CAFR Glass Recycling in the Commercial Sector

March 20, 2018

A round table to increase commercial glass collection and recycling

March 20, 2018 
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM


Glass is one of the few materials in Colorado for which the necessary infrastructure and end markets are in place to have a closed-loop system. Yet, we are still sending a lot of glass to Colorado landfills because consumers and businesses are disposing of glass in the trash. This round table focuses on the obstacles in the way of capturing glass in the commercial sector and will develop one tangible, actionable and measurable project for members to work on over the next 12 months that contributes to increased commercial glass collection and recycling.

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