Audi plans to recycle old car windscreens and windows

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Berlin (dpa)- Empty bottles are recycled to make new ones but cracked or defective car windscreens are not. Audi says it wants to change that and, together with its industry partners, the German carmaker aims to set up a closed material cycle for car glass to help reduce emissions and waste. The idea is to turn damaged automotive glass panes into recyclable material using a multi-stage process. The car windows are first broken into small pieces and non-glass impurities like glue residue are eliminated. The resulting glass granulate is melted down and turned into new plate glass. That plate gl…

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