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.

Position statement gluten free glass

Position statement gluten free glass


Ths position statement explains why glass is gluten free.
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Guidance on the Chinese National food safety standard for Glassware

Guidance on the interpretation of the Chinese national food safety standard for glassware


This document provides guidance on the interpretation of the National Standard of the People’s Republic of China GB4806.5-2016 national food safety standard for glassware. It is based on the translation by Translation Department of Foodmate and shall only be used as guidance. 
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Position statement on Bisphenol A (BPA)

Position statement on Bisphenol A (BPA)


Ths position statement explains why glass is Bisphenol A (BPA) free.
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Streamlined energy and carbon reporting guidance

Streamlined energy and carbon reporting guidance


This guidance document for people working in finance explains what streamlined energy and carbon reporting (SECR) is, how to meet your business' legal requirements, and how to correctly report your energy data to the government.
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Current standards - flat glass August 2019 update

Current standards August 2019 - flat glass


Lists the active, worldwide industry guidelines related to flat glass production and products as of August 2019.
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Current standards - container glass August 2019

Current standards August 2019 - container glass


Lists the active, worldwide industry guidelines related to container glass production and products as of August 2019
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The British Glass Library Digest - Spring/Summer 2019

Library Digest - Spring/Summer 2019


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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British Glass: End of year review 2018-19

British Glass: End of year review 2018-19


A quick overview of some of the key aspects of British Glass activity in the preceding membership year.
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Stay safe when clearing jam jars poster

Stay safe when clearing glass jams


This poster, created through our Health and Safety Forward scheme, outlines key dos and don't for IS machine operators when it comes to clearing glass jams.
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British Glass is among the signatories on a letter to Secretary of State Michael Gove.

Industry Letter on DRS


British Glass, together with more than 40 signatories from a range of organisations including packaging trade associations, major manufacturers, and retailers, has signed a letter from INCPEN (the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment) to Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Michael Gove.
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