Acceptance conditions

The following categories of waste sheet glass are differentiated as follows at Vlakglas Recycling Nederland:

Combination glass

(Mix of various types of sheet glass)
Combination glass*
  • Float glass, clear and coloured
  • Patterned glass, clear and coloured
  • Laminated glass
  • Fire-resistant glass
  • Wired glass
  • Insulated glass, double or triple glazing (uncoated/coated) including spacer bar
  • Insulated glass (uncoated/coated), including spacer bar
  • Horticultural glass or greenhouse glass
  • Tempered glass
  • Mirrored glass
  • Enamelled glass
Clear float glass Clear float glass
  • Clear plain sheet glass (industrial/float/patterned)
  • Clear plain sheet glass with transparent soft coatings
  • Clear plain tempered glass
Clear laminated glass Clear 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.
** Laminated glass ( thicker > 30 mm) en laminated glass with polycarbonate are not allowed
*** The terms pollution and contamination cover all the material that prevents the recycling of sheet glass, including:

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