Ontario’s Niagara Region sells its recycled glass for use as sandblast media, but what happens if that market slows? An initiative aims to develop a new market for the post-consumer material.
A glass bottle reuse program in Oregon has taken major steps forward, with glass giant Owens-Illinois creating a standardized refillable bottle for breweries and long-term plans for a wash facility moving forward.
The state of California is helping to finance a facility that will process glass fines into a product used in high-strength concrete. Meanwhile, state regulators recently approved new reporting and inspection rules for glass sorting and cleanup facilities.