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FERVER – THE EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF GLASS RECYCLERS – JOINS THE “CLOSE THE GLASS LOOP” PLATFORM

FERVER – the European Federation of Glass Recyclers (1) – joins “Close the Glass Loop” – the major industry stewardship programme for glass packaging recently kicked-off by FEVE

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22.11.2019

European Glass Packaging Industry to Boost EU Glass Collection

The European glass packaging industry sets in motion “Close the Glass Loop” - a major stewardship programme to boost glass ´collection for recycling´ rates to 90% by 2030 in the

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31.10.2019

RECORD COLLECTION OF GLASS CONTAINERS FOR RECYCLING HITS 76% IN THE EU

This represents a growth of more than 1% compared to 2016 performance. A strong proofpoint of the well performing EU glass packaging circular economy. However, more needs to be done to bring the remaining 24% of glass back into the

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27.06.2019

MICHEL GIANNUZZI ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN CONTAINER GLASS FEDERATION (FEVE)

FEVE – the European Container Glass Federation has elected its executive team for the 2019-2021 term of office at its Annual General Assembly held in

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19.02.2019

GLASS PACKAGING DEMAND CONTINUES TO GROW IN EUROPE DRIVEN BY CONSUMER ENGAGEMENT IN SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION LIFESTYLE

Glass packaging production in Europe grew by 1% in volume (tonnes) and by 1% in unit terms in the first half year 2018 compared to the previous half year according to data published today by the European Container Glass Federation,

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15.01.2019

Glass packaging: the key to connecting with Millennial beauty consumers?

Sustainability sells – and has the potential to sell big. That’s the message Friends of Glass want you to take away from a recent consumer survey which found that 9 in 10 millennials have become more conscious of their own environmental impact in

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16.10.2018

GLASS PACKAGING MOULDS THE FUTURE OF THE-OVER-THE COUNTER AND BIOTECH MARKETS

At CPhI Worldwide in Madrid in a briefing held by

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13.09.2018

#friendsofglass cookery evening at the Wrenkh Cooking Salon in Vienna

Austrian food bloggers are

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11.07.2018

Michel Giannuzzi elected Vice-President of FEVE and Laurent Zuber appointed as Chairman of the FEVE Glass Flaconnage Board

Michel Giannuzzi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Verallia Group – one of Europe’s leading glass packaging manufacturers for the food and beverage sector - has been elected Vice-President of FEVE – the European Container Glass Federation

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06.06.2018

Friends of Glass befragen europäische Verbraucher zu Umweltschutz und nachhaltigen Verpackungslösungen

Wenn es sich um Umweltschutz dreht, gehen die Gespräche über Verpackungsmaterialien von Lebensmitteln und Getränken oft in eine Richtung: das

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25.05.2018

EU Glass Packaging Closed Loop Recycling Steady at 74 percent

Latest industry data on glass recycling show that the average glass recycling rate in the EU28 is steady at

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21.12.2017

Promising conclusions to Circular economy package

On Wednesday, EU deputy ambassadors were briefed on the deal reached on Monday by negotiators on the EU waste

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04.09.2017

Stars geben Glasflaschen eine Stimme

Musiker lassen einen Tag lang Flaschen „singen“, um der Millenniums-Generation Europas das Glasrecycling näher zu

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29.08.2017

Glass packaging DEMAND GROWth : THE MARKET TRUSTS GLASS

Strong production growth in 2016 represents a significant increase above the historic average growth rates for glass

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02.08.2017

FEVE to talk at Glassman Europe Conference 2017

The European Container Glass Federation’s (FEVE’s), Secretary General, Adeline Farrelly, will provide a presentation. Other speakers who have confirmed their participation so far include independent glass packaging consultant Richard van Breda, who

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02.08.2017

How Glass Packaging Meets Emerging Consumer Trends in Perfumery – FEVE at Luxepack Monaco 2017

The perfumery and cosmetics industry are servicing the needs of their consumers and packaging companies are supporting Brand owners in meeting these needs. To fully understand and anticipate final consumers’ needs, we have first to investigate what

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19.05.2017

Two in a row for FEVE as Friends of Glass takes home another International & European Association Award

‘Endless Lives of Glass’ Campaign wins award for Best Social Media

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02.05.2017

Ein großer Beitrag zum Umweltschutz: 89 Prozent der Deutschen recyceln ihr Altglas regelmäßig

Der Weg zum Altglascontainer ist für viele Menschen fester Bestandteil ihres Alltags: Knapp 89 Prozent der Deutschen recyceln ihre leeren Glasflaschen und -konserven

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02.11.2016

Glass packaging closed loop recycling up to 74% in the EU

According to the latest industry data (1) – published today by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) – the average glass recycling rate in the EU28 zone has reached the 74% threshold for the first

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19.10.2016

Nothing is Lost Permanent Materials at the Heart of the EU Circular Economy

European Parliament ITRE Committee backs study by acknowledging and incentivizing multiple recycling of permanent materials as part of circular economy

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17.05.2016

Safe & Circular: boosting recycling rates and ensuring food safety

A tighter convergence of objectives and a stronger legal coherence between the safety of Food Contact Materials and the principles of the Circular Economy were debated at a lunch held last week in the European Parliament and co-hosted by MEPs Birgit

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17.05.2016

Prominente aus ganz Europa werden für einen Tag „sprechende Glasflaschen“

Kaya Yanar unterstützt die „Glas hat unendlich viele Leben“-Kampagne in

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22.04.2016

EU-weite Umfrage: Ältere recyceln mehr

Generation 60plus ist informierter und engagierter als jüngere

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19.04.2016

Circular Economy: from targets to reality

Glass packaging industry asks for a legislative framework that looks at market reality and supports authentic circular business

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03.12.2015

EUROPEAN CONTAINER GLASS INDUSTRY WELCOMES LONG AWAITED CIRCULAR ECONOMY PACKAGE

The European Container Glass industry welcomes the long awaited European Commission’s package published today, which paves the way for a real EU Circular

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02.11.2015

United by Taste: Friends of Glass Maps European Taste Preferences & Habits

Over 29,000 people from 30 European countries recently took part in a quiz organised by the consumer movement Friends of Glass, which set out to explore various European taste preferences and how they are potentially affected by the cultural

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16.10.2015

Friends of glass to send the recipe of glass to the moon

GLASS IS THE PACKAGING OF THE FUTURE - Friends of Glass, an influential community movement that encourages Europeans to look beyond the label and choose glass packaging, is working with Lunar Mission One to send the recipe of the precious material

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17.09.2015

GLASS RECYCLING HITS 73% IN THE EU

BEST PERFORMING BOTTLE TO BOTTLE CLOSED LOOP RECYCLING

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02.09.2015

FEVE wins Gold award for Friends of Glass campaign

Friends of Glass wins a Stevie® in the 2015 International Business

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29.04.2015

Friends of Glass laden europäische Verbraucher ein, den Geschmack Europas zu erforschen

Internationale Geschmacksexperten und europäische Verbraucher erforschen gemeinsam den „Geschmack

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06.04.2015

EU Container Glass Production Growth Shows Industry Resilience

Last year, a solid growth was recorded for the European container glass industry. In the EU28, production volume increased by 1.6% according to FEVE 2014 data published today (1). More than 22 million tons or some 50 billion glass containers were

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06.03.2015

VITALIANO TORNO ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN CONTAINER GLASS FEDERATION

Vitaliano Torno, Managing Director, O-I Europe – one of Europe’s leading glass packaging manufacturers - has been elected President of FEVE – the European Container Glass Federation - at its FEVE Board of Directors meeting in Brussels on February

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07.01.2015

Half Year 2014 - Positive signals for the industry

According to the FEVE market statistics , production data for the first six months of 2014 show a general positive trend in most of the European

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05.11.2014

Erste deutsche Glassware-Party: Friends of Glass kochen mit Food-Bloggerinnen

Ihren Wissensdurst und Genusshunger stillen - das konnten die Teilnehmerinnen der ersten deutschen „Glassware-Party“ der Friends of Glass Deutschland, die am 24. Oktober 2014 stattfand. Dazu hatten die Friends of Glass und das Aktionsforum

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15.09.2014

The Gob

FEVE members are very pleased to welcome the new Members of the European Parliament and to greet back those who have been re-elected. A number of key challenges are awaiting them in this new term: from ensuring the transition to a Circular Economy

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11.06.2014

Erik Bouts from O-I Europe Elected FEVE President

Erik Bouts, President of O-I Europe – one of Europe’s leading glass packaging companies - has been elected President of FEVE – the European Container Glass federation - at its Annual General Assembly in Venice on June

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02.06.2014

EUROPEAN HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY CONCERNS DRIVE GROWING TRUST IN GLASS PACKAGING

Independent research conducted with 8,000 consumers reveals that Europeans are more worried about health and food safety than environmental problems, international terrorism or public safety; the role of packaging in food safety is amongst a list of

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02.04.2014

Glass recycling rate passes 70% mark

Latest glass recycling figures for the EU show also there is now far more glass recycled than ever before. Since the 1990s, recycling rates for glass have increased by a whopping 131% in Europe. Using recycled glass replaces virgin raw materials in

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04.03.2014

FEVE calls for renewed energy and climate change policy

FEVE and Glass Alliance Europe are among top European business leaders calling for a new energy and climate change policy in the

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25.06.2013

Circular Economy: It Is time For Waste

Closed loop recycling for glass packaging: a must for a resource efficient Europe; higher recycling targets welcome but in a level-playing

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28.03.2013

More than 70% of glass bottles and jars collected for RECYCLing in the EU

According to the latest industry data (1) – published today by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) – the average glass recycling rate in the European Union has risen above the 70% threshold for the first time. This means that over 11

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28.03.2013

EU-Bürger recyceln mehr als 70 Prozent aller Glasverpackungen

Die Glasrecyclingquote ist in Deutschland im Jahr 2011 um rund vier Prozentpunkte auf 85 Prozent angestiegen. Damit befindet sich Deutschland unter den Top 5 der EU-Länder mit den höchsten Recyclingquoten. Dies geht aus Recyclingdaten hervor, die

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12.12.2012

Glass packaging GROWTH helps industry to weather LONG-WINDED CRISIS

Glass packaging production volumes in Europe grew by 1.9% in the first half 2012 according to data published today by the European Container Glass Federation

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22.10.2012

You can blindly trust glass PACKAGING say little taste testers

Launched today the “Friends of Glass” Facebook campaign reminds consumers that health and nature are not only in the product but also in the

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26.09.2012

Inaugural meeting of global associations

International trade associations are increasingly dealing with issues that go beyond national and regional borders. Often, many of the subjects dealt with by international glass container associations on a national or regional level also have a

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10.07.2012

Glass Tableware products made by FEVE Member

FEVE, the European Container Glass Federation, is the European Federation of glass packaging and glass tableware makers. Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Brussels, FEVE is an international not-for-profit association, which currently numbers over

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25.06.2012

GLASS PACKAGING PRODUCTION: BUOYANT GROWTH IN 2011

25 June 2012 Glass packaging production volumes in Europe grew by 4.2% in 2011 according to data published today by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) (1). The growth confirms the increase recorded in the first half of 2011 (4.7%), and

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25.06.2012

PRODUKTION VON GLASVERPACKUNGEN WÄCHST 2011

Das Produktionsvolumen von Glasverpackungen ist 2011 in Europa gemäß der heute von der Fédération Européenne du Verre d’Emballage (FEVE) veröffentlichten Daten um 4,2 Prozent gewachsen ( 1). Das Wachstum bestätigt den im ersten Halbjahr 2011

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20.06.2012

New President Elected at the European Container Glass Federation

Stefan Jaenecke, CEO of Verallia North Europe, one of the largest container glass makers in Europe, has been elected as the new president of FEVE - the European federation for container

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31.05.2012

Glass industries form new Alliance on climate change and sustainability

Today national glass associations and sectors join forces to create a new alliance to work on climate change and sustainability

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17.04.2012

Glasrecyclingzahlen im Jahr 2010 stabil

Mit 68 Prozent bleibt die durchschnittliche Glasrecyclingquote in der Europäischen Union stabil. Das ist das Ergebnis der Glasrecyclingschätzung, die der Europäische Behälterglasverband (FEVE) heute - und damit ein Jahr vor den offiziellen Daten der

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04.04.2012

GLASS RECYCLING FIGURES STEADY IN 2010

According to the latest glass recycling estimates – published today by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) and one year ahead of Eurostat’s official data – the average glass recycling rate in the European Union remains stable at 68%. That

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30.03.2012

I dati di FEVE sul riciclo

FEVE stima un tasso medio di riciclo, nell’Unione Europea, del 68% nel 2010, equivalente a circa 25 milioni di bottiglie e vasi usati. Di questi, l’80% sono stati fusi per produrre nuovi contenitori in vetro nel processo a ciclo chiuso che è

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27.02.2012

Riciclo del vetro e raccolta differenziata dei rifiuti

Riciclo del vetro e raccolta differenziata dei rifiuti: Gli elementi chiave per arrivare ad un´economica

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23.02.2012

LE RECYCLAGE DU VERRE ET LA COLLECTE SÉLECTIVE DES DÉCHETS

Le recyclage du verre et la collecte sélective des déchets: Moteurs clés pur une économie

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22.02.2012

RECICLAJE DEL VIDRIO Y RECOGIDA DE RESIDUOS SEPARADOS

Reciclaje del vidrio y recogida de residuos separados: Factores clave para una economia

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20.02.2012

GLASRECYCLING UND GETRENNTE ABFALLSAMMLUNG

GLASRECYCLING UND GETRENNTE ABFALLSAMMLUNG: SCHLÜSSELFAKTOREN FÜR DEN WEG ZU EINER

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06.12.2011

Glass packaging growth sheds light on BRIGHT future

Glass packaging production volumes in Europe grew by 4.7% in the first half 2011 according to data published today by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) (1). The growth builds on increased production already recorded in

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14.10.2011

WINE IN MODERATION, ART DE VIVRE “LIKES” FRIENDS OF GLASS RECYCLING ACTION

The European Wine sector’s Wine in Moderation, Art de Vivre campaign joins forces with Friends of Glass to spread the word about drinking responsibly. The “Wine in Moderation, Art de Vivre” message is featured as part of a Facebook recycling game

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09.09.2011

Neues Spiel auf Facebook Animiert zum Glas-Recyceln

Das europäische Verbraucherforum „Friends of Glass“ startet heute das Facebook-Spiel „Pass the Bottle“. Ziel des Online-Spiels ist es, Verbraucher, die Glas recyceln, zu belohnen und sie bei ihren Recycling-Aktivitäten weiter anzuspornen.

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28.06.2011

2010 much better year for container glass production

Production data 2010 published today from the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) (1) show a general recovery from the drop of the previous year. In 2010, the European industry produced 20.7 million tonnes of glass compared to 20.1 million

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30.05.2011

Производители стекла рапортуют

Как сообщает Upakovano.ru со ссылкой на Packaging News,

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10.05.2011

Green-conscious European consumers prefer glass

The survey shows a preference for glass packaging is part of the trend towards healthy and sustainable

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10.05.2011

Verantwortungsbewusste europäische Verbraucher bevorzugen Glasverpackungen

Eine heute vom unabhängigen Marktforschungsinstitut InSites veröffentlichte europäische Studie zeigt, dass Verbraucher Glas als Verpackungsmaterial für Lebensmittel und Getränke bevorzugen. Dafür werden drei Hauptgründe genannt: Glasverpackungen

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09.05.2011

Warum verantwortungsbewusste Genießer Glasverpackungen bevorzugen

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02.05.2011

Find out why ‘green foodies’ prefer glass

New EU wide survey reveals how glass compares to other packaging materials when it comes to taste and environment

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04.03.2011

EU vydala zakaz plastovych dojceneskych flias a odporuca sklo

Európska komisia odporúča rodičom používať sklenené dojčenské fľaše v rámci nových pravidiel zákazu polykarbonátových dojčenských fliaš obsahujúcich Bisfenol A

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02.03.2011

EU recommends glass as ban on Plastic baby bottles ENFORCED

European Container Glass Federation welcomes the recommendation from the European Commission for parents to use glass baby bottles. The recommendation features in the new rules to outlaw the use of polycarbonate baby bottles containing Bisphenol A

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25.02.2011

Glass recycling increases again in europe

Closed-loop recycling means a material can be reused over and over again in a closed loop system - like for glass bottles and jars. This is key to a resource-efficient

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15.02.2011

Water Tasting Event in the European Parliament

Over 100 European policy makers, members of the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE), consumers and other stakeholders attended on Wednesday night, 9 February 2011, the first ever water-tasting event in the European

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11.02.2011

European Parlament Discovers The Taste Of European Mineral Waters

Over 100 European policy makers, members of the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE), consumers and other stakeholders attended on Wednesday night, 9 February 2011, the first ever water-tasting event in the European

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