Councils may get more support for remelt glass

Councils are likely to receive increased support for collecting glass in a manner which ensures it is suitable for remelt following changes to the PRN system, according to Defra minister Richard Benyon.

Mr Benyon said changes to the packaging waste recovery note (PRN) system for glass, which have been introduced to help the UK meet recycling targets, could see more money invested in collection systems which capture material suitable for remelt, rather than aggregates.This could take the form of further support for waste collectors and local authorities.

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