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O-I Lauds Glass as ‘Packaging Choice of the Future’ in High-Profile Report

September 23, 2020

In the new edition of the ‘Future of Packaging Report’, O-I talks about why glass is the clear choice for the heath of the earth and its people. 

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O-I Talks Glass Benefits with Packaging Europe

July 30, 2020

A new video published by Packaging Europe featuring O-I gives our company an opportunity to talk about how we are working to win the fight for glass. 

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Australian Craft Brewery Touts Glass’s Earth-Friendly Benefits

May 11, 2020

Two Birds Brewing and O-I Glass both care about preserving the earth through glass recycling, and they’re partnering to make good things happen.

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EU Campaign ‘Close the Glass Loop’ Sets Ambitious Glass Recycling Goals

May 14, 2020

The glass container manufacturing industry is rallying around “Close the Glass Loop,” an ambitious campaign to increase the quality and quantity of recycled glass collected across Europe. 

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O-I's Sustainability Story with Stone & Wood

November 12, 2019

We paid a visit to one of Australia’s favorite craft beer providers and O-I Australia’s favorite customers, Stone & Wood. We talked to the craft beer team about their commitment to sustainability.

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Advancing Glass Packaging’s Sustainability Profile

October 01, 2019

O-I continues to be recognized for its commitment to sustainability. Cradle to Cradle Certified™ and EcoVadis, two non-profits engaged in evaluating and certifying business sustainability practices, have awarded O-I with improved ratings for the company’s sustainability practices.

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Kombucha: From hipster beginnings to mainstream success in glass

November 10, 2019

Kombucha is a fermented cold tea beverage, which has developed a cult following of health enthusiasts across the world and dominates the Ready-to-Drink Tea market in the USA. Now, drinks manufacturers are looking at how its functional benefits can enhance sales across Europe.

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Ever been thanked by a dolphin while checking out your groceries?

July 12, 2019

If not, there’s a first time for everything.

Ahead of World Oceans Day on 8 June, Friends of Glass built custom pop-up checkouts in selected supermarkets that triggered a message of thanks from on-screen dolphins. Whenever a glass-packaged item was scanned, unsuspecting shoppers across Europe found themselves face-to-face with a pod of dolphins who thanked them for choosing glass.  


Emotive and transformative: why brands are rapidly choosing glass

May 28, 2019

Glass has been used for centuries as a high-quality, robust packaging material, but it is becoming increasingly relevant in shaping how brands make memorable moments and establish an environmentally-friendly image.

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La “Cité du vin” in Bordeaux exhibits a spaceship developed by O-I and matali crasset

March 15, 2019

La “Cité du vin” in Bordeaux, the Mecca of wine culture and civilization, welcomes from March 15 to June 30, 2019 a spaceship imagined and developed in partnership by O-I and internationally recognized designer matali crasset.


How does glass answer society’s need for a sustainable future?

February 07, 2019

Across the world, we have never been as aware as we are now of the impact of human activity on the environment. Whether we’re watching plastics strangling and poisoning our fish, dioxins released by burning waste in Africa, climate change aggravating floods in Bangladesh or wildfires in California, the environment is seldom off our television screens and news media.

As a result, food and drinks makers face concentrated pressure from consumers and governments alike to reduce the environmental impact of their products, especially the packaging. Glass provides a great solution to meet the needs of the circular economy to reduce waste and keep the environment healthy.


Friends of Glass and Surfrider raise a Glass for the Oceans

October 02, 2018

According to a survey carried out earlier this year with the Friends of Glass community, 78% of Europeans have noticed a change in their behavior since the release of BBC’s Blue Planet II. To raise awareness of the endless lives of glass, and help consumers make healthy, sustainable choices, the European glass industry association has teamed up with Surfrider, the Bottle Boys and more.