Facts & Product details

Did you know?

Glass declared number 1 by European consumers (InSites 2016)

Environmental and food safety concerns drive Europeans to use more glass packaging?

85% of Europeans prefer glass?

1 out of 2 Europeans claim to use more glass? (vs. 2014)

53% of Europeans believe glass is the safest food packaging material?

73% of Europeans believe glass is the safest packaging material for drinks?

76% of Europeans believe glass is the most environmentally-friendly packaging material? (+50% vs. 2008)

74% of all glass bottles in Europe are collected and recycled?

More than 8 in 10 Europeans prefer their wine in glass?

3 in 4 young Europeans (74%) prefer glass?

6 in 10 young Europeans see glass the most environmentally friendly packaging?


Glass – a sustainable packaging choice

Glass is 100% recyclable and can be recycled time and time again?

Recycled glass packaging can be recycled into a new container in as little as one month?

Each time one tonne of cullet is recycled in a glass furnace, about 580kg CO2 is saved throughout the supply chain?

Over a tonne of virgin raw materials are saved for every ton of recycled glass?

Producing glass from recycled glass reduces air pollution by 20% and water pollution by 50%?

Glass is an ideal packaging choice for consumers’ health?

Glass is flavorless and odorless and doesn’t alter the taste of food and drinks?

The European Glass Industry contributes €9.5 billion to the EU annual GDP?

More than 50% of glass bottles are delivered to customers within a 300km distance?

The European Glass provides 125.000 jobs every year across Europe?