Joe Cattaneo is president of the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI). Founded in 1919, the Washington, D.C. area-based GPI represents the North American glass container manufacturing industry. Cattaneo has been affiliated with the industry since 1984 and has served as president of the GPI since 2001. To find out more about the strong environmental position of glass containers, visit www.gpi.org and sign up to receive the institute’s monthly e-newsletter.
The Glass Packaging Institute's (GPI) second annual Recycle Glass Week, held September 12-18, united communities across the U.S. with glass container manufacturers, suppliers, and recyclers around local events to build
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.
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.
Glass containers are 100% recyclable, which is just one more
reason why glass is a truly sustainable package. But getting a clean, abundant
supply of recycled glass to “close the loop” and make new bottles and jars is a
persistent challenge for the North American glass container industry.
In December 2007, the Sustainable
Packaging Coalition and Packaging
Digest sponsored a survey of 1255 people involved in
packaging and found that sustainability is an ongoing concern for those who
manufacture and use packaging. But how do they see