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

2

Engage with residents about glass recycling at events

4

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