Lean + Green bottles launched
Glass manufacturer, Owens-Illinois Inc has launched a new range of lightweight 'Lean + Green' wine bottles weighing in at less than 330 grams which is 27% less than a traditional wine bottle. The bottles will be manufactured in California and the company claims there is a saving of more than 89,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per million bottles produced. The lightweight bottles will also help decrease shipping expenses for producers and retailers. It is also making a range of bordeaux and burgundy bottles that weigh 360 grams.