World’s most sustainable glass

Argent Energy has taken part in a ground-breaking trial to use biofuel in glass manufacturing. The trial was a partnership between manufacturer, Encirc (part of the Vidrala group), Glass Futures, a not-for-profit organisation that promotes the use of glass as a low-carbon material, and the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Argent won a contract to supply 1,000 metric tons of high-quality distilled Biodiesel from its refinery in Motherwell, Scotland, to Encirc's glass making plant in Derrylin, Northern Ireland.

"The trial is delivering fantastic results for the manufacturer, end user and consumer. Glass is a fully recyclable and highly sustainable product, but through this trial we are beginning to see the dawn of net-zero technologies at Encirc with alternative lowcarbon fuel," says Aston Fuller, General Manager of Glass Futures. The glass industry is just one of many energy intensive industries which Argent Energy can help significantly reduce their carbon footprint, through the use of highly sustainable, renewable fuels, produced at its refineries in Motherwell, at Stanlow, in northwest England and in Amsterdam.
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World’s most sustainable glass

World’s most sustainable glass

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