Glass bottles are much WORSE for the environment than plastic because manufacturing them uses more energy and resources, study finds | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Glass bottles are much WORSE for the environment than plastic because manufacturing them uses more energy and resources, study finds

The manufacturing of glass bottles is so energy- and resource-intensive that it makes them four times worse for environment than plastic bottles, a study has warned.

Researchers from Southampton evaluated the impact of various types of beverage packaging — including glass and plastic bottles, aluminium cans and milk cartons.

They concluded that plastic bottles are certainly bad for the environment, as their manufacture requires significant amounts of energy.

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