Glass has a very ancient origin. It seems that the first people who produced it were the inhabitants of Mesopotamia, although the oldest fragments that we know of are from Egypt dating from 1500 b.C.  Although very unlikely that a glass could travel so far, remaining intact all the time, the material could, from cycle to recycle, pass through centuries and turn into a glass again, a bottle or a jar exactly like the first day it was produced. Were we to look for the perfect element that represents the concept of circular economy, we could not find a better one than glass.    We only need to quote the most recent data to understand how recyclable this material is. In 2012 the recycling rate in Italy reached 71%, higher than the European average (70%). For this reaso...