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Boost for WRAP's wine lightweighting scheme as big names plan switch

A switch to lighter glass wine bottles is set to save around 6,000 tonnes of glass packaging annually, according to the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP). Supermarkets Morrisons and Tesco plus wine brand owners Constellation Europe and PLB Wines plan to introduce lighter weight designs. WRAP said the move will affect almost 90million wine bottles resulting in combined annual carbon savings of 4,500 tonnes. This is the equivalent of taking 2,500 cars off the road. Constellation ...