There has been a lot of focus on packaging recycling in recent years and the release of the Packaging Strategy consultation and the 2009 recycling performance figures have reignited this debate.
The UK's glass industry employs around 100,000 people in primary, secondary and upstream/downstream activities. It is a vital industry in today's economy, creating a great range of products, many of which we take for granted.
British Glass has announced that Dave Dalton is to be appointed CEO of the British Glass Manufacturers' Confederation, James Chisholm as CFO and John Stockdale is to be promoted to the position of Environmental Director.
The British Glass Manufacturers' Confederation is very pleased to announce that its new President is to be Stephen Pollock-Hill, Group Chairman and Managing Director of Nazeing Glass.
In his Pre-budget report the chancellor effectively indicated through changes in tax rules that he would increase the cost of UK manufacture of essential basic materials for the construction of wind turbines, solar panels, photovoltaics, insulation and advanced thermal glazing.
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