Councils' fears realised on glass recycling

British Glass Recycling (BGR) has announced that it will reduce the price it pays to glass collectors by £8-11 per tonne from January. Local authorities and other collectors are up in arms over the cuts.

BGR, a new joint venture between United Glass and Rockware, has been reviewing the prices it pays for collected glass over the past few months. Glass collectors, especially local authorities, reacted angrily when they got a whiff of the potential size of the reductions (ENDS Report 224, pp 12-13 ). Many believed t

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