COMMUNITY CURBSIDE BEST PRACTICES

 Strong community curbside programs follow these guidelines for glass recycling outreach:

Inform residents what can and cannot be recycled curbside on their website, flyers and on recycling containers

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Include pictures of acceptable glass bottles and jars

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Provide instructions for glass recycling preparation: Clean and empty bottles and jars, separate metal lids

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Engage with residents about glass recycling at events

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Use MRF videos and photos tell the story of what happens to recyclables after they leave the curb or drop-off center. 

 

SOURCE: RUMPKE RECYCLING

GLASS RECYCLING COALITION MEMBERS

 Andela Products • Ardagh Group • Balcones Resources • Binder, USA • Diageo •  Emterra Environmental • GlassBandit • Gallo Glass • Glass Half Full NOLA • GPI • Heineken • Illinois Recycling Association • Indiana Recycling Coalition • Johns Manville • Justice Industries • Knauf Insulation • Machinex • Momentum Recycling • New Belgium Brewing • NERC • NAIMA  • O-I Glass • Owens Corning • Rumpke Recycling •  Pernod Ricard USA • Pratt Industries • Republic Services •  Ripple Glass • Rocky Mountain Bottle Company  • Red Wave • SERDC  • Sims Municipal Recycling • Strategic Materials • Town of Brookhaven, NY • The Recycling Partnership • Urban Mining Northeast • Vitreous Glass •  Waste Management • 2M Ressources