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Verallia receives EPA’s Energy award for third year in a row »

March 28, 2013 | Glass News

Executives from Verallia’s 101- year-old Sapulpa glass container manufacturing plant Tuesday in Washington, DC, accepted an ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S.

GPI Testimony: In Support of Legislation to Create a Beverage Container Recycling Refund Program in Texas »

March 26, 2013 | Glass News

GPI’s members recognize the importance of supporting sustainability initiatives including conserving energy, saving raw materials, reducing air emissions (including NOx, SOx, PM and greenhouse gases such as CO2) and being fully committed to “Reduce / Reuse” in all aspects of plant operations e.g.

N.Y. state assembly to expand bottle bill »

March 10, 2013 | Glass News

New Yorkers will have to pay a 5-cent deposit when they buy sports drinks, energy drinks and fruit juices with less than 70% natural juice as the Assembly moves to expand the state's bottle bill.

O-I, eCullet to team up on glass recycling venture »

March 8, 2013 | Glass News

Owens-Illinois and eCullet have announced a joint venture that will allow O-I to use more high-quality recycled glass and reduce its environmental footprint.

Craft beer trends toward bigger bottles »

March 4, 2013 | Glass News

Many craft brewers are beginning to favor bigger bottles for their products, with 22-ounce and 750-milliliter bottles appearing on more store shelves.





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Smart Brief Newsletter »

Brussels Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said the European Union will increase its tariffs on "certain types of bourbon" -More
Berlin Packaging has announced it will purchase closures and packaging equipment supplier H.  -More
Hong Kong-based China Resources Beer is reportedly in talks to purchase Heineken's operations in China for $1 billion.  -More
Wine and spirits sales have lagged in the e-commerce channel, even as adoption of online food shopping has grown among consum -More
Kraft Heinz has launched a business unit called Springboard to develop what the company describes as "disruptive" food and be -More


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