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Glass Industry Conference and Event Participation Update »

February 11, 2020 | Glass News

GPI and our member companies have had an active first six weeks of 2020, participating on panels and attending a variety of recycling and brand-focused events and conferences. 

Most Local Glass Isn’t Actually Recycled. Three Northern Virginia Jurisdictions Are Changing That »

January 31, 2020 | Glass News

GPI member companies are working with Northern Virginia cities and counties on important glass recycling efforts. 

Recycling hasn’t changed in years, but America is on the cusp of a reckoning »

January 31, 2020 | Glass News

GPI President Scott DeFife spoke with Fortune Magazine about the state of glass recycling in America.
Click here to read the full article with his comments. 

Glass Packaging Institute Members Create Quality Markets for Glass in Northern Virginia  »

January 28, 2020 | Glass News

Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) members are partnering to create a circular economy for high quality recycled glass in Northern Virginia

GPI Names Bertrand Paulet, President and CEO of Ardagh Group, - Glass North America, as 2020 Board Chairman »

January 21, 2020 | Glass News

The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) today announced the selection of Bertrand Paulet, President and CEO of the Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, as Chairman of GPI’s Board of T




GPI Calendar of Events - 2020 »

February 18, 2020 | Event

View the latest calendar of events and meetings impacting the glass and broader packaging industry.

2014 Resource Recycling Conference  »

September 16, 2014 | Event

The 2014 Resource Recycling Conference was held on September 16-17, 2014 at the New Orleans Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Carolina Recycling Associations 24th Annual Conference and Trade Show »

March 31, 2014 | Event

More than 500 professionals from North and South Carolina's recycling industry will gather in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina, March 31-April 3, 2014 for CRA's 24th Annual Conference and Trade Show, "Zeroing in on Waste Reduction."   http://cra.myecov

Southeast Recycling Conference 2013 »

March 10, 2013 | Event

Southeast Recycling Conference 2013 @ The Hilton Sandestong Beach Golf Resort & Spa

Michigan State University - Glass Container Fundamentals Presentation »

March 11, 2013 | Event

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Latest GPI Press Release »

Smart Brief Newsletter »

Owens-Illinois is implementing its Modular Advanced Glass Manufacturing Asset technology -- known as MAGMA -- which is alread -More
The specter of wine tariffs of up to 100% was removed with Friday's decision from the Office of the United States Trade Repre -More
US senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, both D-Ore., are introducing a bill to institute a nationwide bottle deposit program, -More
If the US adopts a national bottle bill, its beverage container recycling rate would jump from 33 to 80%, according to the Co -More
It's time for Iowa to expand it's more than 40-year-old bottle bill to include non-carbonated beverages, writes Barbara Lickl -More


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