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Call for presentations: funding decarbonisation and energy efficiency in the glass industry

British Glass is calling for seminar presentations, based on practical examples of large manufacturing businesses securing funding for improvement in energy efficiency and carbon reduction, for a one-day glass industry event in November 2017.  

29 Jun 2017


Cooperating to close the loop on glass recycling

Representatives from each stage of the glass packaging life cycle joined a workshop – run by British Glass – to examine what can be done to get more glass packaging recycled back to glass.

22 Jun 2017


Glass Focus Awards 2017 – winners revealed

From new tech to new talent – the Glass Focus Awards 2017 celebrated innovation and excellence across glass manufacturing. Find out who won what...

16 Jun 2017


British Glass shortlisted for BEIS-sponsored sector representation award

British Glass has been chosen as one of four finalists for the BEIS Sector Representation of the year award – part of the TAF Best Practice Awards – for its work on the Glass Sector Decarbonisation Road Map and Action Plan.

5 Jun 2017


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