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Sustainability: Get the Complete Story

Published: 26-Feb-2013 | Format: PDF file | Document type: Case Study
Related applications: Packaging Technology , Primary Packaging

When it comes to carbon footprint data, some packaging makers share only part of the story — the part that best favors their package. O-I is telling the complete story about glass packaging. We looked at the entire life cycle of our packaging — from raw material extraction through recycling and reuse — and it’s clear. Glass is endlessly recyclable, and we’ve found that it has lower carbon emissions than PET plastic containers. Read more from our life cycle assessment study.

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