Glass is Greenest Packing Material

The human toxicity potential of glass packaging is the lowest compared with plastic, metal and paper, says the first-ever lifecycle assessment study of the Indian glass industry.

The study was commissioned by the All India Glass Manufacturers' Federation, led by companies such as Hindusthan National Glass, Piramal, AGI Glaspac and Vitrium Glass, to assess the environmental impact of glass as a packaging medium. It collected data from 28 furnaces and covered 72 per cent of the domestic glass production.

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Date: 21 May 2012

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