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Recycled glass water filters reduce carbon emissions, finds trial

Recycled glass water filters have helped reduce carbon emissions during a 20-week trial at a Yorkshire Water Treatment Works. The trial was a partnership project between Recycling Action Yorkshire (RAY) and Yorkshire Water, which supported it with a grant of £33,000. Tests, conducted by water treatment expert Aqua Enviro, showed that carbon emission savings were possible. It was found that 1.2 tonnes a year could be saved for each tonne of glass used in the filter process. Glass filters ...