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Master glassmaker invents new way to recycle waste glass, leaving only water at the end of the process

His furnaces routinely hit temperatures of over 1,000 degrees centigrade, but master glassmaker Ian Hankey’s burning ambition tops even that. After 40 years in the business, he’s on a mission to transform the way the industry deals with waste glass – with a little help from cow burps and foraged bracken. 

Although glass is infinitely recyclable, around half of household glass ends its days churned into concrete, tipped into landfills or incinerated. This is in spite of the consistently high demand for quality ‘cullet’ – waste glass…

Source video: Ian Hankey on Youtube

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