GLRPPR Sector Resource: Design for Recovery Guidelines: Glass Packaging
Design for Recovery Guidelines: Glass Packaging
The primary purpose of this document is to explain the effects of different physical aspects of glass packaging on the practical recyclability of that packaging in the current recycling system. To add context to this guidance, this document also provides an overview of glass manufacturing and conversion processes and the glass packaging collection, sorting, and reprocessing operations. A brief discussion is given regarding their relationships with the
overall process in which glass packaging is recycled.
GreenBlue/Sustainable Packaging Coalition
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