21 Dec '11, 9am

Wine: how green is your glass? - Green Living - The Ecologist: Certification is expensive and monitoring of ingr...

Wine: how green is your glass? - Green Living - The Ecologist: Certification is expensive and monitoring of ingr...

In the UK, we buy in around 1.2 billion bottles a year, generating huge CO2 emissions during transportation and contributing more than 630, 000 tonnes of glass to the UK waste stream, around 40 per cent of which is disposed of as household waste according to The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP). WRAP’s GlassRite Wine project has encouraged ‘lightweighting’ of wine bottles, and the promotion of green rather than clear glass as it cuts packaging related CO2 emissions by 20 per cent. Bulk importing of wine - transporting wine in vats for bottling in the UK - is also encouraged for larger suppliers of wine as it results in a dramatic reduction in emissions and transport costs. Sainsbury’s has undertaken lightweighting on over 250 individual products lines saving 490 tonnes of glass annually – the equivalent of a CO2 emission reduction of 382 tonnes. As a result of t...

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