Recycle Glass in Foam Glass Production

Danish Ceramic Society, DTU, Campus Risø, June 12, 2014
Danish title: Genbrugsglas i skumglasproduktionen
English Title: Recycle Glass in Foam Glass Production
Rasmus R. Petersen1,*, Jakob König1,2, Yuanzheng Yue1
Section of Chemistry, Aalborg University, DK-9000 Aalborg, Denmark
Advanced Materials Department, Jo┼żef Stefan Institute, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
* Corresponding author. E-mail:
The foam glass industry turn recycle glass into heat insulating building materials. The foaming process is not
sensitive to impurities in the recycle glass. It is therefore considered to play an important role in future glass
recycling. We show and discuss trends of use of recycled glasses in foam glass industry and the supply
sources and capacity of recycle glass.