Is glass really recycled? Does anyone have the latest information on this topic? I see this forum topic is a few years old, but I was recently told that glass deposited in recycling bins around the city is just ground up and deposited in the landfill because the city has nowhere to take it.
I can't find anything to corroborate this on the city website or the Albuquerque Journal website.
Found this link:
Talks about landfill gas but there is a mention that Growstone has a agreement with the city to use the city's collected glass in their product.
Thanks, Robert S.!
From that EPA web page:
"The City of Albuquerque has partnered with Growstone to recycle the glass collected through the City's recycling program. Growstone crushes the received glass into a powder to make an agricultural soil amendment product that conserves water."
nearly all of it goes inthe landfill because the transportationcost exceeds any value this is why we should all drink local draft beer or any draft beer if local is not available if not draft, then cans can be and are recycled.
How do you know it goes in the landfill? Do you work there? Did you read about it somewhere? Thanks.