Glass Crushing Pilot Program

Waste Management stopped accepting glass in their single-stream recycling  in the winter of 2019.  Since then, Waste Loop has been working hard to find solutions for the community to divert glass out of the landfill.  Through a generous donation from Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, Waste Loop received a small glass crusher to help process local glass.  The glass crusher processes glass bottles into ‘cullet’, crushed glass that is similar to a sand/gravel mixture.  The cullet can be used similar to sand and gravel as an inert material in fill, landscaping and other creative construction.  

Photographs by Niki Panek https://www.wildawakedesign.com/
This shows Colin Sternagel of Waste Loop demonstrating how he processes the glass

Do you have a great idea?

Waste Loop is always looking for new market opportunities for the cullet. Contact us if you have any ideas or suggestions on beneficial reuse for the cullet.
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