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Recycled glass end user expands to West Coast

Published: October 12, 2021
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New Jersey Department of Transportation workers spread recycled glass aggregate produced by Aero Aggregates over soft soil on a highway embankment. | Photo courtesy Aero Aggregates

Manufacturer Aero Aggregates has its sights set on California to help ease customer freight concerns. Continue Reading

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Northeast MRFs earn glass certifications

Published: October 5, 2021
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Staff of Mazza Recycling Services proudly feature their bronze MRF glass certificate from the Glass Recycling Coalition. | Courtesy of the Glass Recycling Coalition

The MRF Glass Certification Program has recognized sorting facilities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey for their glass recovery efforts.

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Glass producer aids collection in areas where it operates

Published: July 27, 2021
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O-I has begun collection programs in communities it operates. | smoothsails / Shutterstock

O-I, a major user of recycled glass, recently launched an initiative that will support recycling options where curbside service is unavailable. The program also boosts the impact of recycling collection through matching charitable donations.

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Glass is ‘collateral damage’ as one city responds to markets

Published: February 2, 2021
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Glass bottles for recycling.

In the 2020 fiscal year, Tucson collected some 5,300 tons of glass for processing, representing a cost of more than $567,000. | Africa Studio/Shutterstock

Beginning this month, glass is no longer collected at the curb in Tucson, Ariz. The move is part of a push to reduce overall recycling costs, but it jostles the strategy for a material that has seen steady downstream demand.

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Recycled glass end user starts up in Georgia

Published: December 8, 2020
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Glass bottles finished at the factory.

Estimated to cost $123 million, the Valdosta, Ga. plant will have a capacity to produce about 100,000 metric tons of bottles per year. | OVKNHR/Shutterstock

A new U.S. bottle plant that will use recycled glass has begun firing up its furnaces.

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A roundup of recent glass recycling announcements

Published: November 17, 2020
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Glass bottles on a white background.

Glass recycling stakeholders produced a video for America Recycles Day explaining the material’s role in a circular economy. | Fototocam/Shutterstock

Glass bottle maker O-I uses “Green Bond” money to buy cullet, stakeholders explain the glass recycling process to the public, and the Glass Recycling Coalition releases its latest industry survey results.

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