Resources and publications

Resources and publications

British Glass produces guidance and support on topics that matter to those who work in and with the glass industry - based on the insight and expertise from our staff, members and networks.

You might also want to look at our events and training - which include short courses-to-order for those working in the industry.

Current standards – container glass

Current standards – container


Lists the active, worldwide industry guidelines related to container glass production and produc
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British Glass - Year in Review 17/18

British Glass: Our work for the industry 2017/18


A quick overview of some of the key aspects of British Glass activity in the preceding year.
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Current flat glass standards Feb 2018

Current standards – flat


Lists the active, worldwide industry guidelines related to flat glass production and products as of February 2018. 
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Digest - Autumn 2017

Library Digest - Autumn 2017


Our periodic digest shows members the breadth of information we have added to the British Glass library collection in the preceding months. 
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Safe swabbing poster

Stay safe when swabbing


This poster, created through our Health and Safety Forward scheme, outlines key dos and don't for IS machine operators when it comes to swabbing.
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BG response to industrial strategy green paper

British Glass response to industrial strategy green paper


British Glass' sector-level response, with input from its membership, to the government's Building our industrial strategy green paper.
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Cover image of Waste classification and assessment of filter dust

Waste classification and assessment of filter dust


Provides the information necessary to enable manufacturers to assess the hazardous properties of the substances present in waste filter dust.
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Current container standards - April 2017

Current standards – container


Lists the active, worldwide industry guidelines related to container glass production and products as of April 2017.
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Recycled content fact sheet

Recycled content of glass packaging


Fact sheet providing information on the typical recycled content of UK manufactured glass packaging by colour.
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Furnace leaks slides

Furnace leaks - H&S Committee session


Slides from H&S Committee session on furnace leaks - with former firefighter Rod Johnson, who now runs TASCOT. Includes (anonymised) case study material. 
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