Ecopak announces investment into glass recycling

Date: 14 December 2011
Source: Ecopak/packagingeurope.com
Ecopak, a Bulgarian packaging and recovery organisation, will invest over €200,000 (400,000 Levs) in new equipment for its glass recycling installation.

The organisation was set up in February 2004 by 18 Bulgarian and multinational companies initially invested some 3.8 million levs (€1.9 million) for its first glass sorting line which was launched in July 2010 in Western Bulgaria. In a statement, Ecopak announced the optical sorting equipment, which comes from Italy, will sort glass by colour and improve the purity of the raw materials to 99.5 per cent.

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