Free webinar series: How to achieve your glass packaging sustainability goals

14-Jul-2022

A topic with ever-increasing importance, sustainable manufacturing will play a key role in future proofing the glass industry

Free webinar series: How to achieve your glass packaging sustainability goals

So companies throughout the glass supply chain must look for ways to operate more sustainably.

In view of this, Glass Technology Services is hosting a free to attend webinar series to help manufacturers, brands and retailers achieve their packaging sustainability targets.

The glass experts will be offering guidance on the current and future technology options available.

During the first session on the 26 July, Glass Technology Services will give an introduction to the glass packaging landscape including the main themes and technologies to be aware of.

The remaining three webinars will each delve into key areas of sustainability including:

  • Glass recycling
  • Energy
  • The manufacturing process

Throughout the series, Glass Technology Services will discuss the barriers associated with each technology alongside potential research and development project ideas.

The complete schedule for webinar series is as follows:

WEBINAR 1: 26 July 2022 (10-11AM BST)

How to achieve your glass packaging sustainability goals: An introduction

Presented by – Dr Nick Kirk, technical director, Chris Holcroft, principal technologist, and Martyn Marshall, principal technologist

WEBINAR 2: 7 Sept 2022 (2-3PM BST)

How to achieve your glass packaging sustainability goals: Glass recycling

Presented by – Dr Nick Kirk, technical director

Topics covered include:

  • Current landscape – UK and Europe
  • Increasing recycled content – challenges and options
  • Colour
  • Weight and packaging design

WEBINAR 3: 14 Sept 2022 (2-3PM BST)

How to achieve your glass packaging sustainability goals: Energy

Presented by – Chris Holcroft, principal technologist

Topics covered include:

  • Alternative raw materials
  • Alternative fuels
  • Carbon capture
  • Waste / environmental audits
  • Emissions monitoring

WEBINAR 4: 21 Sept 2022 (2-3PM BST)

How to achieve your glass packaging sustainability goals: Manufacturing process

Presented by – Martyn Marshall, principal technologist

Topics covered include:

  • Process efficiency
  • Batch composition development
  • Process / site audits
  • Overview of projects
  • Forming technologies
  • New / old technologies
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