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Beatson Clark’s pharma bottle gives gin craft appeal

BrewDog-backed distillery will be using a bottle originally designed for pharmaceutical products for their new gin. The Beatson Clark made bottle gives the new LoneWolf gin a unique craft appeal.

8 May 2017


Glass Futures global centre of excellence makes its home at Magna

This week’s announcement that Glass Futures will be based at Magna in Rotherham marks an important milestone in the development of this £20 million centre of excellence in glass, originally conceived of by British Glass.

4 May 2017


British Glass responds to the Building our industrial strategy green paper

British Glass has submitted a glass sector-level response, with input from its membership, to the government’s Building our industrial strategy green paper.

2 May 2017


#RecyclingHeros in Leeds

Working in partnership with Leeds City Council and M&S, British Glass has been creating recycling superheroes. As part of a two-week campaign, Leeds residents were invited to photograph themselves recycling glass at any of the city’s bottle banks – for the chance to win 1 of 5 IPad minis.

1 May 2017


We're recruiting!

We’re looking for an experienced environment, health safety officer.

24 Apr 2017


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Recycled glass can be exported to be used in glass manufacture abroad. The CO2 savings are 290 Kg CO2/tonne.


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