Environmental considerations

NAIMA tracks the fiberglass industry’s recycling efforts through an annual survey of its members. A total of 6,107,397,000 lb of pre – and postconsumer glass waste have been recycled during the pro­duction of fiberglass insulation over the past 6 years. Much of pre­sent-day fiberglass insulation contains upwards of 40 percent recycled glass depending on the manufacturing facility.14