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Glass is among the most widely recycled stuff in the UK, it may be recycled indefinitely because it does not degrade during the procedure, so it’s no wonder that many food makers are rejecting plastic containers and going back into glass packaging.glass recycling has a positive influence on british businesses because it’s estimated that 500 jobs are created for each 100,000 tonnes of glass collected for recycling.  When we as a country recycled all the glass we now throw away, it would create 7,500 new jobs overnight.

Glass Recycling Process

Once collected, glass is sprinkled by colour and washed to remove any impurities.  The glass is subsequently smashed and melted, then moulded into new products such as jars and bottles.  The crushed pieces are called cullet. Waste glass may also be used for alternative purposes such as brick manufacture or decorative uses.

Recycling glass this way reduces gas emissions getting into the atmosphere. And because glass does not decompose, when sent ino he landfills, it just takes up space. Recycling reduces landfill waste as well as saves energy, recreates more glass material and keeps the planet clean.

Benefits of glass recycling

Glass recycling has a positive influence on British businesses as it’s estimated that 500 jobs are created for each 100,000 tonnes of glass collected for recycling.  When we as a country recycled all the glass we now throw away, it would create 7,500 new jobs overnight.glass recycling facts:that the energy saved from recycling 1 glass bottle is enough to power a light bulb for 4 hours. Glass fountains and fountains generated in the UK have an average recycled content of 30%, green bottles, nevertheless, contain as much as 90 percent . The largest glass furnace generates more than 1 million glass jars and bottles per day.

Glass is 100% recyclable and can be reused over and over again.glass that’s thrown into landfills will never decompose, placing a fantastic strain on imports using an excessive amount of glass content.bottles and jars recycling saved around 385,000 tonnes of co2 emissions over the last year, equivalent to taking more than 120,000 cars off the road. The UK industry sector still has a lot of work to do to recycle glass — bars, restaurants, and bars now throw away over 200,000 tonnes of glass each year into landfill.

Why Recycle with Waste Company

When you pick our glass collection service, we will provide your waste transfer note (wtn) and duty of care records, in addition to a suitable sized container, and also an agreed upon collection program to meet your waste needs.  Depending on your business we might also recommend that you take other kinds of waste collections such as overall waste, food waste or dry mixed recycling. We may get your bin delivered in 10 working days.

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