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Glass Works: Legislation, Jobs and the Environment

By Lynn Bragg
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Data recently released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency show that over 41% of glass beer and soft drink bottles, nearly 25% of wine and liquor bottles, and 33.4% of all glass containers were recycled in 2010. To achieve even higher glass bottle recycling rates, the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) continues its efforts to encourage federal and state legislation that increases the quality and volume of recycled glass. The major positive side effect of this effort is that higher recycling rates create jobs.
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GLASS WORKS: Industry Recognizes Leaders in Glass Packaging and Recycling

By Lynn Bragg
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Each year, the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) awards businesses, organizations and its members’ customers who are at the forefront of using innovative glass packaging, leading the charge for glass recycling,
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GLASS WORKS: Recycle Glass Month 2011

By Lynn Bragg
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This past Earth Day, the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) announced that the first official Recycle Glass Month will take place in September. The event has been created to help the
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GLASS WORKS: Stepping Up "Green" Credentials

By Lynn Bragg
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According to a recent report entitled Green Packaging from The Freedonia Group Inc., U.S. demand for recycled content, reusable and biodegradable packaging is projected to exceed $42 billion by 2014.
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GLASS WORKS: North American 2011 Glass Packaging Outlook

By Joe Cattaneo
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A smaller environmental footprint and an appeal to the health-conscious consumer were major areas of focus for the North American glass container industry in 2010, and these trends will continue
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GLASS WORKS: Packaging Student Outreach

By Joe Cattaneo
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The glass packaging industry, through the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), has been part of the university classroom since 2003.
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GLASS WORKS: Clear Choice Awards

By Joe Cattaneo
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In 2010, the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) celebrates the 21st year of the Clear Choice Awards, which recognizes the contribution that glass packaging makes to the image, marketability, sustainability and success of food, beverage and cosmetic products.
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GLASS WORKS: North American 2010 Glass Packaging Outlook

By Joe Cattaneo
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In 2010, the glass container industry will intensify its efforts to make U.S. glass container recycling successful.
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GLASS WORKS: Bag the Box, Pass on Plastic

By Joe Cattaneo
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To understand how glass stacks up when it comes to consumer preferences for packaging wine, The Glass Packaging Institute asked a third-party research organization to take a look at consumer wine purchases and preferences.
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GLASS WORKS: 50% Recycled Content by 2013

By Joe Cattaneo
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In December 2008, member companies of the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) agreed to the goal of using at least 50% recycled glass in the manufacture of new glass bottles and jars by 2013.
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