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Local glass manufacturer wants bottle bill »

April 1, 2013 | Glass News

Glass bottle and jar manufacturer Verallia North America urged Indiana legislators on Monday to enact a law requiring a 5- or 10-cent refundable deposit on beverages sold in recyclable bottles and cans.

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.

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