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Glass remelting has dropped to its worst performance in five years

The rate of remelting glass has dropped to its worst performance since 2004 even though the UK has exceeded glass recycling expectations, hitting the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive targets.Out of the 1,613,000 tonnes of glass recycled in the UK just 665,561 tonnes was returned to UK glass manufacturers for remelting to be made into fresh glass packaging.However, according to figures from the National Packaging Waste Database, due ...