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Encirc receives first delivery of recycled cullet by rail

Glass container manufacturer and bottler, Encirc, has received its first shipment of recycled cullet to its purpose-built railhead in Elton, Cheshire. The delivery marks the opening of the terminal,...

Section: News Date: 2017-12-12 Recycling

Vitro Glass: Fresno plant celebrates 50 years of glass-manufacturing operations

Vitro Architectural Glass' Fresno plant uses oxy-fuel furnace technology, reducing natural gas consumption by 15%, carbon emissions by 10% and NOx emissions by more than 50%.

Section: News Date: 2017-11-21 Anniversary

British Glass: looking out for glass as BREXIT begins

British Glass has announced that it will continue to support and work with its members to secure a sustainable future.

Section: News Date: 2016-07-04 Representative organizations

PPG to manufacture Starphire® glass using ‘greenest’ float glass furnace technology

PPG has announced that it will manufacture Starphire® glass at its float glass plant in Fresno, California, using oxy-fuel furnace technology. This production will reportedly yield two significant ...

Section: News Date: 2014-06-17 Plant technology

Glassolutions Saint-Gobain products featured in new Innovation Hub

The new Innovation Hub, which is located at CMS's headquarters and manufacturing facility in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, has Glassolutions Saint-Gobain as one of eight founding partners.

Section: News Date: 2014-06-10 Company news

Pilkington Suncool™ helps Imperial Tobacco’s new HQ obtain BREEAM Excellence

Pilkington Suncool™ 70/40 has been used for the headquarters of Imperial Tobacco’s new HQ in Bristol, UK. The building utilises NSG Group’s latest developments in glazing technology, reducing solar he...

Section: News Date: 2014-03-12 Glazing / Insulating Glass

Glasstech Asia 2013 goes green

Glasstech Asia is following the global environmentally-friendly trend by going green. With the tagline "Let's Meet & Green", participants of Glasstech Asia 2013 will have an opportunity to consider a...

Section: News Date: 2013-11-05 Events

US: new One Trade Center’s green technologies

One World Trade Center is a 104-storey super tall skyscraper located in the Lower Manhattan area of New York City and is the main building of the new World Trade Center complex. The building,...

Section: News Date: 2013-10-22 Ecology

Thermoseal Group appoints new Spacer Development Manager

Thermoseal’s new Spacer Development Manager is Phil Popple, who has been in the development side of the glass industry for the past 22 years. According to Thermoseal, this appointment … “marks the nex...

Section: News Date: 2013-06-28 People

Yantai Changyu Glass Co., Ltd.: manufacturing glass containers

The company mentioned in this article –Yantai Changyu Glass – is one of China’s major container manufacturers. Thanks to strict in-house management and collaboration, the company can guarantee not onl...

Section: Article Date: 2013-04-20 Company news

Saint-Gobain Habitat Lab uses Sage dynamic glass to achieve eco-friendly “living laboratory”

Saint-Gobain’s new state-of-the-art Habitat Lab in northern Italy showcases how the most advanced building technologies can work together to create comfortable, eco-friendly working and living e...

Section: News Date: 2013-03-11 Building applications

India’s glass industry

The two major segments of the glass industry in India are flat glass and container glass. Both these segments are witnessing steady growth on the backdrop of increased consumption from various...

Section: Article Date: 2013-02-20 Country outlook

Arabian United Float Glass Company: first carbon neutral company in Yanbu

AUFGC is taking the first steps to reduce its impact on the environment. It has engaged an international carbon management consultancy to conduct a carbon footprint assessment.

Section: News Date: 2012-11-27 Company news

British Glass questions glass-to-plastics switch

British Glass is fighting against claims saying that plastic packaging can cut carbon emissions compared to its glass equivalent, responding that less weight does mean lower fuel costs and reduced...

Section: News Date: 2012-01-16 Representative organizations

UK: carbon emissions tax could put jobs at risk

A tax on carbon dioxide emissions that could be imposed by the UK government will put thousands of jobs at risk in South Yorkshire, and would hit industries including steel and glass...

Section: News Date: 2011-05-04 Sector trends

Superglass Holdings: CERT demand not certain

Glass mineral fiber insulation maker Superglass Holdings plc said demand from the government``s extended CERT (carbon emissions reduction target) home energy savings scheme remained uncertain. In an...

Section: News Date: 2011-01-21 Company financial news

Glassrite: 35,000 tonnes of carbon emissions saved

The Glassrite project for wine bottles has saved almost 35,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year thanks to a combination of packaging developments and bulk importing since its set up four years...

Section: News Date: 2010-05-27 Company financial news

UK: report published on light-weighting of wine bottles

The eagerly-anticipated results of a project to support the UK wine sector to reduce its glass waste and carbon emissions were published on 18 May 2010. GlassRite Wine was commissioned by the Waste...

Section: News Date: 2010-05-20 Personnel & industrial relations

UK: Waitrose launches new carbon-cutting wine range

One of the UK``s upmarket supermarkets Waitrose has announced that it is bulk importing wine for its new Virtue range and bottling it in the UK, with the aim of significantly cutting carbon...

Section: News Date: 2009-07-14 Sector trends

British Glass attacks ``downcycling`` of glass waste

British Glass has highlighted the continuing loss of recycled glass from UK container manufacturing to aggregate manufacture, which entails a lost opportunity to reduce carbon emissions. If all the...

Section: News Date: 2008-12-22 Company financial news
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