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Survey Shows Manufacturers Used Over 2.2 Billion Pounds of Recycled Materials in the Production of Fiberglass and Slag Wool Insulation

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 12:04 pm MDT

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The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) has announced the results of a recent survey of its members' use of pre- and post-consumer recycled materials in insulation and acoustical products in 2017.  The survey includes data from both U.S. and Canadian manufacturing facilities.

According to the survey, U.S. manufacturers used more than 2.2 billion pounds of recycled glass in the production of residential, commercial, and industrial thermal and acoustical insulation – roughly equivalent to the amount of Municipal Solid Waste generated by 1 million people in the U.S. in a year.

Click here to read more about how recycled glass impacts insulation production. 

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