KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ripple Glass is making it simpler than ever to recycle glass. The corporate introduced Monday that it’s launching a curbside glass recycling pick-up program.
Till now individuals have wanted to take glass to one among dozens of purple bins which were positioned all through the Midwest.
Ripple Glass stated glass recycling charges in Kansas Metropolis jumped from 3% to twenty% over the previous decade, however have stayed flat for a number of years.
“It’s time to divert much more glass from the trash and to try this, we have to additional increase our glass assortment applications,” Mike Patterson, Ripple Glass President, stated. “We need to make glass recycling extra handy than ever and that now consists of gathering glass from the curb.”
The curbside recycling pilot program will first be provided in Roeland Park. Ripple Glass stated it’s working to find out if there’s sufficient curiosity to supply this system throughout the metro.
The corporate stated it’s going to at all times supply drop off containers, even when the curbside recycling program is applied in further cities.
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