Articles by Joe Cattaneo

GLASS WORKS: North American 2011 Glass Packaging Outlook

March 1, 2011
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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Americans Rally for Glass Recycling

December 1, 2010
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
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GLASS WORKS: Packaging Student Outreach

September 1, 2010
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

April 1, 2010
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

February 1, 2010
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

October 1, 2009
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

May 1, 2009
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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GLASS WORKS: Advances in Recycling

January 1, 2009
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.
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GLASS WORKS: The Ultimate in Sustainable Packaging

October 1, 2008
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 sustainability?
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