Glass industry news


British Glass responds to Zero Waste Scotland research

Published: August 22, 2019 by Greg Morris

UK association British Glass has responded to recent research by Zero Waste Scotland, which indicated that 85% of people in Scotland were in favour of glass being included in a deposit return scheme.

British Glass said independent research by Toluna indicates that only 42% of Scottish…

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Scots say glass should be in 20p deposit return scheme

Published: August 22, 2019 by Greg Morris

The majority (85%) of people in Scotland say that glass should be included in Scotland’s 20p Deposit Return Scheme, according to new figures released by Zero Waste Scotland today.

A YouGov survey commissioned by Zero Waste Scotland shows that 85% of people in Scotland say glass bottles…

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£9m project aims to find ways to completely recycle all construction waste

Published: August 20, 2019 by George Lewis

A £9 million project lead by Glass Technology Services and British Glass aims to completely recycle all types of waste from the construction industry.

The project is being undertaken by scientists based in South Yorkshire, along with 27 of its European partners.

This includes construction…

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Saverglass celebrates first anniversary of Mexican manufacturing plant

Published: August 20, 2019 by Greg Morris

Container glass manufacturer Saverglass has celebrated the first anniversary of the opening of its North American plant.

Saverglass Group invested $120 million for the construction of its glass manufacturing and decoration plant, where production started in June 2018 and created 410 local…

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Bock Energietechnik invests in a production hall

Published: August 20, 2019 by Greg Morris

Bock Energietechnik has expanded its production area by 400m² with the construction of a manufacturing area.

The grand opening took place on August 3 2019 at Bock’s Gösen, Germany site in the new hall.

Following a local tradition, the building was consecrated by a protestant priest in…

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