Knauf Insulation, Inc. has been named the Official Glass Recycling Companion of the Massive Machine Music Metropolis Grand Prix and can lead a sustainability initiative that may affect 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 building 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 companion with the Massive Machine Music Metropolis Grand Prix to recycle glass bottles that will in any other case find yourself in landfill,” stated Chris Mahin, vice chairman of sustainability and HSE at Knauf Insulation. “These sorts of distinctive recycling alternatives are beneficial to Knauf as we proceed to analysis different 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 company over three days finally 12 months’s inaugural occasion, Knauf Insulation will recycle any glass on the Nissan Stadium campus all through the race weekend.
Knauf Insulation’s efforts will prolong 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 gather 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 properly than Winners Bar & Grill and Losers in Midtown. Recycled glass shall be picked up at every location and delivered day by day to Knauf’s native recycling companion, Strategic Supplies, Inc., with the objective of amassing 150,000 glass bottles all through the month, sufficient to run the observe at Nissan Stadium. 230 million occasions!
“We’re thrilled that Knauf Insulation has chosen to companion with the Massive Machine Music Metropolis Grand Prix to advertise its merchandise and message of sustainability and recycling,” stated 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 may take glass out of our landfills and switch it into environmentally pleasant constructing merchandise.”
Knauf Insulation invests closely in bettering 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 further environmental advantages to utilizing one of these recyclable materials, together with decreasing the quantity of power wanted to fabricate and lowering the quantity of minerals. uncooked supplies wanted for extraction.