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9 April 2021

Glass supply chain plans Leeds recycling campaign

Leading figures from across the glass supply chain in Yorkshire have joined with Zero Waste Leeds to encourage glass recycling in the city.

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With the latest news and past articles about the glass recycling sector. Use the News Archive below to find more items.

NEWS ARCHIVE

13 May 2020

Hospitality sector closures hit glass industry

 

An increase in glass from kerbside collections may not be enough to make up for the losses sustained through the closure of the hospitality sector, according to representatives from the glass industry. The demand for recycled ...

30 April 2020

Consumers ‘prefer glass packaging’, study finds

 

Environmental campaigner Friends of Glass is calling on brands to switch to glass packaging following a survey which shows shoppers prefer the material because of its “superior environmental credentials”. The survey, which...

24 April 2020

Packaging ‘on track’ but virus impact looms

 

Provisional packaging data for the first quarter of 2020 has shown that all materials are on track to hit targets for the year, but warnings have been sounded over forecasting the supply of post-consumer packaging during lockdown ...

3 April 2020

Time to prioritise the glass recycling process

 

As FEVE’s 'Close the Glass Loop' recycling scheme is finalised, now is the time to prioritise all aspects of the recycling process, writes UK glass recycling company Recresco's director Timothy Gent.

3 April 2020

British Glass urges councils to maintain recycling

 

Glass sector trade association, British Glass, has called on councils to continue the ...

23 March 2020

Glass recycler banned for misleading investors

 

A Swansea-based glass recycler has been banned from running companies for five years after she was found to have misle

20 March 2020

Glass sector expresses virus impact fears

 

Representatives of the glass industry have expressed fears that government advice to the public to stay away from pubs and clubs could lead to a reduction in demand for bottlemaking with consequences for the recycling sector. ...

27 November 2019

FEVE targets 90% glass recycling rate

 

The European glass container federation, FEVE, has launched a programme targeting a 90% glass recycling rate in the EU by 2030. Set in motion in response to new EU rules increasing net recycling targets for glass packaging to 75% ...

28 October 2019

Glass DRS ‘best for planet and consumers’

 

The inclusion of glass in Scotland’s proposed Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) is best “both for the planet and for consumers”, says Zero Waste Scotland. The comments come in response to heavy criticism from the glass industry ...