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Study proves higher recycled wine bottle content reduces carbon

Higher recycled content in plastic and glass wine bottles decreases greenhouse gas emissions, according to an independent report which examined the carbon impact of the two materials. The study, commissioned by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP), has been welcomed by British Glass, which said that it will help to dispel unfavourable criticisms that glass has a greater carbon impact than PET.Researchers examined the manufacturing and transportation ...