Acceptance conditions

The following categories of waste sheet glass are used at Vlakglas Recycling Nederland:

Combination glassCombination glass* (Mix of various types of sheet glass)
  • Float glass, clear and coloured
  • Patterned glass, clear and coloured
  • Laminated glass
  • Fire-resistant glass
  • Wired glass
  • Insulated glass (uncoated/coated), including spacer bar
  • Horticultural glass or greenhouse glass
  • Tempered glass
  • Mirrored glass
  • Enamelled glass
Clear float glassClear float glass
  • Clear plain sheet glass (industrial/float/patterned)
  • Clear plain sheet glass with transparent soft coatings
  • Clear plain tempered glass
Clear laminated glassClear laminated glass
  • Clear plain laminated sheet glass
Contaminated sheet glass**
Is NOT accepted
Seriously polluted with contaminants listed below***

* Small amounts of sealant, putty and other fasteners are allowed.
** The terms ‘pollution’ and ‘contamination’ cover all the material that prevents the recycling of sheet glass, including:

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