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Seasonal gift ideas for under £30

As much as we love Christmas, it can turn into a season of excess and waste. To counter this, we’ve come up with some great healthy and sustainable gifts.

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Seasonal gift ideas for under £30

Winning on waste

Friends of Glass has been running a competition with Portsmouth City Council to highlight how important and easy it is to recycle glass bottles and jars. We’re pleased to be able to announce the winners – three local residents, the city itself and the planet!

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Winning on waste

Top 5 new glass bottles and jars

We think glass is great for good reasons - being 100% recyclable and good for protecting food and our health. But sometimes it’s just the clever and creative design in glass that get us excited.

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Top 5 new glass bottles and jars

Brightening up Portsmouth Glass Banks!

If you’re going to be in Portsmouth, keep an eye out for some new, space invader themed glass banks. There are six of them, and if you send in a photograph of yourself with them, you could win a share of £250 worth of Love to Shop vouchers.

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Brightening up Portsmouth Glass Banks!

Recycle Week message matters

Glass is great when it comes to recycling. All bottles and jars are 100% recyclable and just about every part of the country has a system in place for households to recycle their glass packaging when it’s finished with.

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Recycle Week message matters

What goes around, comes around.

It’s Recycle Week and this year’s theme - What goes around comes around - inspires us to enjoy the benefits of creating a circular economy - where we make, use and recycle. This is in contrast to the unsustainable make, use, discard linear economy. Recycle Week is great opportunity to learn more, find ways to recycle more, and get more people involved.

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What goes around, comes around.

Striving for zero glass waste

When you throw something away, it doesn’t magically disappear. It goes to landfill, an incinerator or litters the land or ocean. But when you recycle, you reduce waste.

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Striving for zero glass waste

Don’t believe the wine box hype – keep recycling!

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Don’t believe the wine box hype – keep recycling!

Glass is a friend when it comes to reducing landfill waste

We recently came across an article on BBC website which shares some new shocking statistics on plastic pollution and how Earth is slowly becoming a 'Planet Plastic'.

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Glass is a friend when it comes to reducing landfill waste

Recycling Hero Leeds Campaign Success

Last month we ran a very exciting recycling campaign in Leeds in partnership with the local council and M&S Moortown store. The initiative is part of a drive to raise awareness of just how easy it is to recycle glass packaging, and to encourage people to recycle all their empty glass bottles and jars.

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Recycling Hero Leeds Campaign Success

NAME YOUR RECYCLING HERO AND WIN SUPERMARKET VOUCHERS

Did you know that International World Environment Day celebrations take place on Monday 5 June? To mark this important environmental event, we thought it would be fun to run another exclusive Facebook competition for you, our fellow glass lovers! It’s easy to enter – just read on.

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NAME YOUR RECYCLING HERO AND WIN SUPERMARKET VOUCHERS

Raise a Glass for World Milk Day

Happy World Milk Day to all Friends of Glass.

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Raise a Glass for World Milk Day
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