'A truly momentous occasion for glass': Diageo produces glass whisky bottles in waste-powered furnaces

Cecilia Keating
clock • 3 min read
Black & White Scotch whisky is is popular in global export markets, according to Diageo
Image:

Black & White Scotch whisky is is popular in global export markets, according to Diageo

Drinks giant claims biofuel furnaces tested in trial will reduce carbon footprint of glass manufacturing by 90 per cent and thus boost sustainability of its “grain-to-glass” supply chain

Hundreds of thousands of bottles of Black & White Scotch have been produced in furnaces powered by waste in a pioneering trial that could set a fresh standard for low carbon glass bottle production...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Technology

The IBM research battery lab in Almaden, Silicon Valley  | Credit: IBM

'What we need now is the Lorax': IBM sustainability chief Wayne Balta on mining data for environment and the rise of greenwash

IBM's vice president of corporate environmental affairs sits down with BusinessGreen to discuss the tech giant's sustainability agenda

Cecilia Keating
clock 08 December 2021 • 9 min read
BT is targeting net zero across its entire business and value chain by 2040 | Credit: BT

BT takes aim at slashing 60 million tonnes of customers' CO2 by 2030

Technology and telecoms giant announces fresh climate goals as it accelerates efforts to achieve net zero value chain by 2040

BusinessGreen staff
clock 07 December 2021 • 2 min read
Deforestation in Indonesia driven by demand for palm oil

Government seeks views on plans to stamp out supply chain deforestation

UK firms face due diligence requirements to ensure their products are not linked to illegal deforestation abroad

Michael Holder
clock 03 December 2021 • 5 min read