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Investing in the circular economy

Together with our joint venture partners Zignago and Verallia, we have continually invested to increase the processing capacity at our glass recycling facility, Vetreco S.r.l. in Supino, Southern Italy. In addition to the increased capacity, we have improved the quality of the cullet supplied. The Vetreco facility can process 370Kt of recycled glass cullet per annum. This means that the facility is one of the largest glass recycling facilities in the world.

When it first opened in 2013, the collection rate of waste glass in Southern Italy was 16kg per capita compared to 40kg per capita in the North. As a result of the increased glass recycling capability, the rate is now 32Kg per capita. To learn more about such investments and about our sustainability strategy at Ardagh, click here to read our 2021 Sustainability Report.

International Year of Glass

Ardagh Glass Packaging celebrates the International Year of Glass

Ardagh Glass Packaging (AGP), part of Ardagh Group, will celebrate the United Nations International Year of Glass throughout 2022, commemorating the essential role of glass packaging. The In...

10 Jan 2022

EocVadis award Ardagh Gold rating

Ardagh Group awarded gold rating again from EcoVadis

EcoVadis, one of the most trusted and independent sustainability rating platforms, has awarded Ardagh a gold rating once again. EcoVadis gold, one of the highest ratings and the sixth for Ar...

6 Jan 2022

Innovation Award for Hitchcock Bottle

HITCHCOCK Juice Collection bottle from Ardagh wins the "Product Innovation in Glass" award

Ardagh Glass Packaging in Nienburg, Germany produces 150 different glass bottles and jars for the food and the beverage industry. One bottle in particular - the extraordinary blue Hitchcock ...

20 Dec 2021

Investing in the circular economy

Investing in the circular economy

Together with our joint venture partners Zignago and Verallia, we have continually invested to increase the processing capacity at our glass recycling facility, Vetreco S.r.l. in Supino, Sou...

15 Dec 2021

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