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Growing concern for the environment, combined with consumer preference for healthy living, is driving increased trust in glass as the ultimate packaging choice for food and drinks. According to a Europe-wide independent survey, commissioned by the
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Please note that this is the Central European Press Release. For local versions, including the UK, please click the flags available at the top of this feature  The Europe-wide Friends of Glass initiative recently launched their
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Although Europeans are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of recycling food and drink packaging, older generations are more informed and committed than younger ones. According to a Europe-wide independent survey involving 8,000 European
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Over 29,000 people from 30 European countries recently took part in a quiz organised by the consumer movement Friends of Glass, which set out to explore various European taste preferences and how they are potentially affected by the cultural
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Growing concern for the environment, combined with consumer preference for healthy living, is driving increased trust in glass as the ultimate packaging choice for food and drinks. According to a Europe-wide independent survey, commissioned by the Friends of Glass community, 85% of Europeans would recommend glass to their friends and family. This marks a 15% increase since eight years ago.

Almost 18,000 European consumers in 11 countries across the region were surveyed, with the findings revealing that 76% of Europeans see glass as the most environmentally friendly packaging material. This represents a 50% increase since 2008.

While glass is regarded as one of the most sustainable and eco-friendly forms of packaging, more education on its benefits is needed. There are still many Europeans who are not fully aware of the full r...

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