From old bottles to new insulation: Knauf Insulation and Veolia cut ribbon on £10m recycling facility

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From old bottles to new insulation: Knauf Insulation and Veolia cut ribbon on £10m recycling facility

Companies hope new St Helens facility will provide template for further circular economy initiatives

The UK's circular economy received a major boost late last week as waste management giant Veolia and energy efficiency specialist Knauf Insulation jointly opened a major new glass recycling facility in...

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