Friends of Glass were delighted to see that consumers know that when they buy products in glass, they can be sure about the natural choice they are making for their families and the environment.
According to the recent Waste and Resource Action Programme’s report “Consumer Attitudes to Food Waste and Food Packaging” glass jars and bottles are seen as ones of the least concerning packaging materials.
No wonder, glass is a pure and natural product with an added bonus: there is no migration between glass and its contents. Ingredients such as flavourings and vitamins are therefore preserved for a long time without any change in flavour.
The survey also showed that glass jars and bottles are seen as one of the easiest materials to recycle, The glass you put in the bottle-bank is recycled to make new glass, a process that can be completed time and time again, with no loss in quality. Also, the more glass is recycled, the less energy and raw materials are consumed.
Did you know, recycling a single bottle could power a PC for 25 minutes, a colour television for 20 minutes or a washing machine for 10 minutes!
*Consumer Attitudes to Food Waste and Food Packaging Report 2013