DEFRA to review glass recycling target

The amount of glass packaging on the market and its predicted future growth have both been overstated, a report has found

DEFRA is to review national glass recycling targets after a report found problems in the way packaging flows have been calculated and forecast.

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) and Valpak Consulting were commissioned by DEFRA to investigate the glass packaging supply chain earlier this year, followed months of volatility in the market for glass packaging recycling notes (PRNs).

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