The life-cycle of glass—from natural raw materials, to manufacturing, through closed loop recycling—sets the environmental standard for packaging. Glass is infinitely recyclable, made from all natural ingredients, and has a 400 year record of safety.
Reycling glass is easy and each glass recycled helps contribute to several new glasses that are made.
Glass is 100% recyclable and can be recycled endlessly without loss in quality or purity.
About 18% of beverages are consumed on premise, like a bar, restaurant or hotel.
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A glass container can go from a recycling bin to a store shelf in as little as 30 days.
Learn more about curbside and drop-off recycling for glass bottles.
Locate and connect with state recycling officials to learn more about glass bottle recycling in your community.