Luxury glassmaker Bormioli Luigi has provided the use of a facility for a project focused on sustainable glass manufacturing.

The Life Sugar Project is exploring the use of renewable fuels to help pave the way for carbon-free glassmaking in future.

Alongside Bormioli Luigi, project partners include Stara Glass, Johnson Matthey, Kinetics Technology, Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro (SSV) and the University of Genoa.

The project has installed its industrial pilot plant at the Italian glass manufacturer’s Abbiategrasso, Milan, Italy facility.