Glass target split 'unlikely to boost recycling.'

April 2012
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Apr2012, Issue 447, p17
The article deals with the skepticism expressed by glass industry trade body British Glass over government plans to encourage the recycling of glass into new bottles. According to British Glass, glass should be collected by councils based on colour or separately from other recyclables. It also cites the decline in the percentage of glass recycled in Great Britain in 2010. It recommends investing in materials recycling facilities that can separate remelt-quality glass from commingled waste.


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