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Celebrating Stoelzle’s new Knottingley furnace

Dave Dalton, British Glass Chief Executive, joined glass industry friends and prestige brand customers at Stoelzle Flaconnage’s Knottingley plant yesterday to celebrate and inaugurate its new increased capacity furnace and accompanying factory improvements including two of the latest generation IS machines.

30 Sep 2016


New guide aims to boost household glass recycling

This Recycle Week a new online guide to best practice in household glass recycling has been launched - giving waste and recycling personnel the latest information, guidance and best practice for consumer communications to increase quality and quantity of household glass recycling.

14 Sep 2016


British Glass welcomes proposals for greater recycling collection consistency

British Glass is one of an alliance of materials sector bodies welcoming the WRAP report on Greater Consistency in Household Recycling Collections.

13 Sep 2016


Government inquiry: opportunity to put glass at the forefront of a modern manufacturing economy

British Glass has written to its members urging them to seize the opportunity to shape the nation’s industrial policy – by responding to the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee’s invitation to submit evidence and information to its current inquiry.

6 Sep 2016


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Thanks Stoelzle F for fascinating tour of bigger, better furnace & plant. Remarkable in sub 60 d! #glass #packaging… https://t.co/hTDUrRqhjE

RT @alliedglassUK Come join us @distillingexpo next week! Very excited to discuss packaging opportunities with the craft community. https:…

Looking forward to seeing our friends @Encirc in Elton today - always a pleasure. @RebeccaCocking will be with you soon.

@ArdaghGlass Yep - definitely makes you want to pick it up.