Wheaton leads on biomethane
Wheaton has set out it’s plans to become the first glass maker in the world to use biomethane as the fuel for the glass melting furnace. In partnership with the Norwegian firm ZEG, a provider of technology for the production of clean hydrogen and electricity from hydrocarbons, the initiative will save around 7,000 tons/year of CO2 emissions.
The Brazilian company’s 2020 Social and Environmental Report described the implementation of biogas as a fuel for the melting furnaces, the development of an application for the virtual personalization of packaging and the launch of the Ecoglass refillable cosmetics containers.
Image: Wheaton makes perfumes, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products