Close the Glass Loop

Since joining Close the Glass Loop[1] in 2021, HOTREC has supported the platform’s ambitious objectives to reach 90% of glass collected for recycling by 2030.

In September, HOTREC took part in the 5th CGL Board Meeting to take stock of progress accomplished over the year. In 2020, in the EU27 and the UK, on average 79% of glass bottles and jars were collected for recycling (see more below).

Additionally, in the course of 2022 and 2023, CGL is performing a study dedicated to glass Packaging in the HORECA sector to ensure exchange of best practices between the hospitality sector and the glass collection & recycling value chain. Stay tuned!

[1] Close the Glass Loop is an action platform bringing together 14 EU associations, including glass manufacturers, processors, food & beverage producers, hospitality, extended producer responsibility schemes and municipalities, to close the collection gap.

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07 Sep
07/09/2022    
09:00 - 14:00
Draft Agenda for ExCom Meeting on 7 September 2022, Brussels Welcome by the President Anti-trust statement and approval of agenda Approval of minutes of the [...]
HOTREC Package Travel Directive webinar
14/09/2022    
11:00 - 12:00
Latest updates on the PTD review's timeline and policy measures envisaged incl. pre-payments, insolvency protection and cancellation rights. HOTREC will incorporate members' remarks into a revised version of HOTREC position paper and submit it to all for approval.
HOTREC SSD Committee preparatory meeting + update Social Affairs
19/09/2022    
10:00 - 12:00
Main outcome of teh meeting available
22 Sep
22/09/2022    
10:30 - 12:30
Recording of the working group on restaurants is available via WeTransfer until 03 October 2022: https://wetransfer.com/downloads/a1e6a6b32b734f7bf864d82b6470184920220926084450/7c966070da61a95549be6c9fbad2169b20220926084508/42d7ba
23 Sep
23/09/2022    
10:00 - 13:00
Updated agenda of the meeting available
29 Sep
29/09/2022    
All Day
On the 3rd edition of the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste (IDAFLW), celebrated on 29 September, the FAO and UNAP have [...]
Events on 07/09/2022
Events on 14/09/2022
Events on 23/09/2022