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Take a glass-half-full approach to recycling.

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Sweeping up old glass

Glass can be recycled endlessly without any loss in quality. Recycling just one glass bottle saves enough energy from the manufacturing process to keep a 100-watt bulb on for hours. Aside from being a good business practice, glass recycling is also often mandated by local governments to support sustainability initiatives. Whether your business is looking to implement a zero-waste program or to adhere to local recycling requirements, a focus on glass is a must.

  • It takes more than one million years for glass to break down in a landfill
  • More than a ton of natural resources is saved for every ton of glass recycled
  • Glass bottles have been reduced in weight approximately 40% over the past 30 years
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Glass is 100% recyclable and can be reused endlessly, which means it never has to end up in a landfill. Talk with one of our experts today, and learn how Rubicon can help you develop a cost-efficient process to recycle every last bit of glass in your business.

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