November 17: Beer sold in metal cans and PET bottles has less impact on the environment than in glass bottles, according to research by Sidel, which manufacturers filling lines.
In a life-cycle-assessment (LCA) of data from the Martens Breweries in Belgium, it found that the production of steel cans uses the least primary energy and water while glass is the highest consumer. This was “against all expectations”, said Sidel.
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