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Bulk wine importing builds recycled glass market

Results from the first phase of the GlassRite project show it is boosting the UK market for recycled glass. The Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) funded project encourages international wine producers to bulk import wine to the UK and bottle it on arrival. This means more wine bottles are made domestically and, according to WRAP, recycled glass use has increased by nearly 24,000 tonnes a year as a consequence.Another element of the scheme is to lightweight ...