Empty glass bottles stacked

What happens to your recycling?

How is glass recycled?

Watch this video to find out more about the process:

How is it recycled?

  • First, it’s crushed and any non-glass items that are mixed in are removed
  • The crushed glass is then mixed with raw materials to colour and/or enhance properties
  • The mixture is melted in a furnace
  • Finally, the hot glass is moulded or blown into new bottles or jars

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