According to a 2020 industry survey, more than 27% of Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) have glass clean-up equipment. The Glass Recycling Coalition (GRC) launched the MRF Glass Certification to recognize effective glass recycling programs.


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Recognize MRFs committed to taking additional steps to clean-up glass in the sorting process. Criteria judged on current infrastructure, end markets & glass purity measure.

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An independent committee will score certification levels into gold, silver, & bronze certifications applicable for three years.


Certified MRFs receive:

  • A certificate from GRC

  • Business Name placement & link on website

  • Badge for their website

  • Industry media promotion

  • Case study consideration

  • Considered for GRC speaker's bureau as applicable

GRC Certified MRFs:


Glass clean-up and operational changes can help to remove fines, non-glass residue, bottle caps & shredded paper.