Knauf Insulation, Inc. has been named the Official Glass Recycling Accomplice of the Massive Machine Music Metropolis Grand Prix and can lead a sustainability initiative that can influence the NTT INDYCAR SERIES race weekend and Nashville’s leisure districts. Knauf Insulation, a number one producer of fiberglass thermal and acoustic insulation for residential, business, industrial, OEM and metallic development functions, will launch a multi-faceted glass recycling initiative on July 1 at services. Broadway and Midtown attendees, culminating Aug. 5-7 with the Massive Machine Music Metropolis Grand Prix on campus at Nissan Stadium.
“We’re thrilled to associate with the Massive Machine Music Metropolis Grand Prix to recycle glass bottles that might in any other case find yourself in landfill,” mentioned Chris Mahin, vice chairman of sustainability and HSE at Knauf Insulation. “These sorts of distinctive recycling alternatives are priceless to Knauf as we proceed to analysis various sources for glass – the first ingredient in our high-quality fiberglass insulation.”
For the Massive Machine Music Metropolis Grand Prix, which drew greater than 110,000 visitors over three days ultimately yr’s inaugural occasion, Knauf Insulation will recycle any glass on the Nissan Stadium campus all through the race weekend.
Knauf Insulation’s efforts will lengthen to Broadway and Midtown, the place most main services have already pledged to take part in recycling efforts. From July 1 by means of August 8, Knauf Insulation will accumulate glass from Massive Machine Brewery & Distillery, Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, Child Rock’s Massive Ass Honky Tonk and Steakhouse, Luke’s 32 Bridge, Jason Aldean’s Kitchen + Rooftop Bar and Losers Bar & Grill on Broadway as nicely than Winners Bar & Grill and Losers in Midtown. Recycled glass will probably be picked up at every location and delivered every day to Knauf’s native recycling associate, Strategic Supplies, Inc., with the aim of accumulating 150,000 glass bottles all through the month, sufficient to run the monitor at Nissan Stadium. 230 million instances!
“We’re thrilled that Knauf Insulation has chosen to associate with the Massive Machine Music Metropolis Grand Prix to advertise its merchandise and message of sustainability and recycling,” mentioned Matt Crews, CEO of the Massive Machine Music Metropolis Grand Prix. “We all know our hometown of Nashville appreciates Knauf placing its values into motion with an impactful program that can take glass out of our landfills and switch it into environmentally pleasant constructing merchandise.”
Knauf Insulation invests closely in enhancing glass recycling charges as the corporate makes use of 500 million kilos of recycled glass yearly in its manufacturing course of. Along with diverting 50 tonnes of recycled glass from landfills each hour, there are extra environmental advantages to utilizing any such recyclable materials, together with decreasing the quantity of vitality wanted to fabricate and reducing the quantity of minerals. uncooked supplies wanted for extraction.