Earth Day is about action. About measuring and minimizing strain on the environment. About forging more sustainable ways of living and working. And more than a billion people around the world do exactly that every year at the end of April. With Earth Day upon us, it’s time to address the environmental impact of glass. How sustainable is glass as a material? How sustainable are glass manufacturing processes?
Small but mighty, algae already play a key role in industry, including food, feed, nutraceuticals, personal care, and cosmetics. SCHOTT, with CONTURAX® oval glass tubing, and Heliae, a company that produces novel range of algae-based products, teamed up to partner with Arizona State University to demonstrate the HelixTM series of glass tubular photobioreactors that make controlled production of high-quality algae more efficient.