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Over 90% of Consumers Expect to Be Able to Recycle Glass

November 10, 2020

Ninety percent of residents and consumers still expect to be able to recycle glass, according to members of the recycling value chain. The third annual survey by the Glass Recycling Coalition (GRC), released at the GRC Fall 2020 Member Meeting, queried more than 200 municipal officials, top glass industry professionals, and materials recovery facility (MRF) operators in an open survey from August to September 2020. 

Glass Recycling Coalition Awards First Gold MRF Glass Certification

September 09, 2020

The Glass Recycling Coalition (GRC) awarded the first-ever gold-level MRF Glass Certification to materials recovery facilities at Rumpke Waste & Recycling and Sims Municipal Recycling. Two Sims Municipal Recycling’s MRFs and three Rumpke Waste & Recycling’s MRFs received this honor for their processes for cleaning up glass and integrated beneficiation. 

Glass Recycling Coalition Seeks Input for Third Annual Survey

August 12, 2020

The Glass Recycling Coalition (GRC) calls on haulers, material recovery facilities (MRFs), community program managers,  glass processors, and manufacturers to weigh in on their glass recovery efforts across North America before the September 1 deadline.

DeFife to Lead Glass Recycling Foundation’s Executive Board

March 05, 2020

Scott DeFife, President of the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), was named President of the Glass Recycling Foundation’s (GRF) Executive Board. GRF’s vision is to increase recycling through sustainability education and best practices to ensure the maximum benefit for communities and the environment. Jennifer Cumbee of Ardagh Group was also named the newest member of the GRF Board. DeFife succeeds Lynn Bragg as Board President and joins Ron Holmes of Diageo and Laura Hennemann of Strategic Materials as officers of GRF’s Executive Board.

Glass Recycling Foundations Recieves $50,000 in Donations

February 06, 2020

Today, the Glass Recycling Foundation (GRF) announced two major donations totaling $50,000 from the Owens-Illinois (O-I) Charities Foundation and Diageo North America. The contributions will advance GRF through pilot projects which are leveraging best practices to improve glass recycling.

GRC Awards First MRF Glass Certifications

November 14, 2019

Today at the Texas Glass Recycling Workshop co-hosted by State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR) and the Glass Recycling Coalition (GRC), Balcones Resources and Sedona Recycles received the GRC’s MRF Glass Certification.  

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