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DEFRA visit with British Glass and Guardian gives greater understanding of sector air quality work

British Glass and its member Guardian were pleased to host a visit for DEFRA’s air quality team – showing them the Goole flat glass production line and explaining the glass industry’s emissions-related achievements and challenges.

 

23 Feb 2017


Healthy prospects for glass sector staff and performance

This week saw the first meeting of a new occupational health working group – set up under British Glass’ Health and Safety Forward programme to understand current health provision and challenges in the glass sector, and promote good practice.

21 Feb 2017


British Glass proud to back BeerAlive! bottle bar

British Glass is pleased to announce it will be sponsoring the bottle bar at SIBA’s BeerAlive! – part of BeerX  – taking place in Sheffield from 17-19 March 2017.

15 Feb 2017


We're recruiting

We’re looking for an experienced communications/PR officer to develop and implement campaigns on behalf of the UK container glass-manufacturing sector. Apply by noon on Monday 6 March 2017.

15 Feb 2017


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