Ban on imports of flat glass from Belarus to tackle circumvention of Russian sanctions

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Glass for Europe attends the ECEEE summer study 2024

From 10 to 14 June, Glass for Europe is attending the summer study of European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ECEEE) to exchange on building energy efficiency and the role that glazing plays in it. Glass for Europe gained and shared insights with the Energy Efficiency community on the key priorities for the flat


A news-packed and fruitful Glass for Europe General Assembly

On 20 March 2024, Glass for Europe held its annual General Assembly in Brussels, bringing together senior executives and committee chairs from EU-based float manufacturers. This year’s General Assembly was marked by the welcome of a new member. Şişecam operates four float glass production lines in the EU, two in Italy and two in Bulgaria,


The EC builds plan for industrial leadership in advanced materials… including flat glass!

Recently, the European Commission (EC) published a communication on Advanced Materials for Industrial Leadership to outline its strategy for “advanced material” research, innovation, and production in the EU. The EC outlines its intention to keep the current EU leadership in this sector, reach strategic autonomy regarding advanced materials, and attain Green Deal objectives with the


Glass for Europe publishes a new Q&A on glass in sustainable buildings

Glass for Europe has published a Q&A on the role of glass in sustainable buildings. Structured around three main questions, the Q&A helps to approach the issue of carbon from different angles. As the operational carbon of buildings (generated by the heating and cooling systems) is increasingly understood and addressed in policies, the focus is


Reuse, remanufacturing, recycling: the case of glass for buildings

DECEMBER 2023 Reuse, remanufacturing, recycling: the case of glass for buildings Review of the technical feasibility and sustainability potential of the different end-of-life options for various building glass products In March 2020, the European Commission (EC) adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP) (COM(2020) 98 final) which promotes greener manufacturing, waste reduction, reuse, remanufacturing