n Packaging Review South Africa - Glass recycling figures climb to 245 000 tons/year : glass packaging

Volume 36, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1014-8280



According to The Glass Recycling Company's (GRC) general manager, Shabeer Jhetam, local glass recycling figures have climbed from 148 000 tons to 244 845 tons of glass per year. This amounts to a massive increase of over 65% in the short three-year period since GRC's inception. In November 2009, a record 26 673 tons of glass was recovered for recycling.

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