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Feature: Balancing act

As the drive continues to recycle and conserve resources, one thing is proving a great obstacle in the way that glass is dealt with — and that is our drinking habits. Most of the UK’s leading makers of spirits sell their produce in clear glass bottles, but the most widely consumed beverage in the UK is wine, most of which is imported in green bottles. Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) materials sector manager for glass Andy Dawe says: “The UK exports ...