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Did you know that Quebec and Manitoba are the only provinces that don’t have a deposit refund policy in place for wine bottles? According to an SOM survey conducted in 2017, 91% of Quebecers would support such a policy. Last year, over 34,000 people signed a petition calling on the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) to collect a deposit on glass bottles. The petition...
Actualité - 14 February 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, Recycled glass
Did you know that Quebec is a leader in efforts to find new uses for recovered glass? Since 2004, the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) has funded research on this topic. In March 2014, Tricentris opened the first glass micronization plant in North America in Lachute, Quebec. Glass powder can replace up to 30% of the cement in concrete. This: