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Glass remelters importing cullet due to declining UK quality, say some in the industry

Glass reprocessors struggling to find enough high quality cullet for remelting are having to import cullet, according to some in the industry.Due to the declining quality of cullet being produced in the UK many firms are either importing cullet to top up glass levels or are using plate glass. In 2008 the UK recycled 1.6 million tonnes of cullet but only 662,000 tonnes of this is going back into the closed-loop recycling system to be remelted ...