O-I Glass has launched a 75cl bottle whose carbon footprint and approach to achieving carbon neutrality have been validated by the Carbon Trust.

With a weight of 390g and the use of 82% recycled glass in its manufacture, O-I says that the Estampe bottle obtains a carbon footprint of only 249g of CO2 equivalent, or 25% fewer carbon emissions compared to classic 500g bottles.

This performance can reportedly be further optimized by the dematerialization of the overcapping capsule, or the adoption of a cork stopper and a paper label.

O-I claims that the residual footprint is offset by the purchase of carbon credits, through the planting of orchards in France and the financing of a reforestation project in Brazil.

“Perfectly in line with the demands of winegrowers and bottlers, Estampe offers a packaging solution expected by the market and is already giving rise to the first sales,” says Walter Ferrer, General Manager France/Spain O-I Glass.

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