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.

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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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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Container glass technical documents


British Glass' series of documents outlining specifications and giving guidance for the manufacture and use of container glass.
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Slips, trips and falls slides

Slips, trips and falls slides


Slides from our session with Rob Shaw, Technical Team Lead on Falls Prevention at the Health and Safety Laboratory. Provided an evidence-based and systematic overview of the where, when, what and how often of falls.  
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Waste heat recovery seminar slides

Waste heat recovery seminar slides


With the kind permission of all those who presented on the day, the slides from the seminar are available for British Glass members to view.
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Packaging recovery note system guide

Packaging waste recovery note system guide


This guide describes the UK PRN (Packaging Waste Recovery Note) system – the mechanism used in the UK to implement the requirements of the European Directive on Packaging and Packaging Waste 94/62/EC. 
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Glazing in buildings – reducing energy use – NEF glazing supply chain group

Glazing in buildings – reducing energy use – NEF glazing supply chain group


Report examining and quantifying the potential energy savings to be achieved by installing energy efficient glazing.
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Pollution inventory reporting (E-PRTR) Guidance for glass manufacturers

Pollution inventory reporting (E-PRTR) guidance for glass manufacturers


Helps glass manufacturers complete their annual pollution inventory return accurately and ensures a consistent approach to the substances reported and the calculation method. 
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Incident and near miss reporting guidance

Incident and near miss reporting guidance


This guidance introduces the concept of near misses and helps organisations looking to implement a reporting system.
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