The Local Path of Your Glass: By the time a glass container is put into a purple cart, emptied into a recycling truck, transported around town, dumped onto a tipping floor and then sorted from the other materials, it’s typically broken into small pieces. This can represent a significant challenge to recyclers, since the small, […]
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Big thanks to all of the media outlets that covered the Grand Opening of Momentum Recycling’s new glass recycling facility! We thought we would give a quick shout out to as many of them as we could with a link to their coverage: Recycling Today – “Momentum Recycling set to open glass bottle recycling plant“ […]
Resource Recycling’s Q&A on Momentum Recycling’s New Denver Facility At a time when some communities are retreating on glass recycling, Momentum Recycling is doubling down on it. The Salt Lake City-based secondary glass processor is currently building an $11 million glass cleaning and sorting plant near Denver (see photo to the left and below), enabling […]
The Denver Post highlighted Momentum Recycling’s new Denver facility opening in September of 2016. The facility will process glass from local MRFs (Materials Recovery Facilities) to provide clean, recycled glass (cullet) to local bottle manufacturers. To read the article, click here.
In the single-stream era, glass tends to get lumped in the contaminant category, but there might be more solutions available for this important material than many realize. Momentum Recycling was featured in Resource Recycling’s article this month by Dylan De Thomas. The article highlights the leaders in glass processing innovations and cities around the country […]
Recycle Utah wants to offer continuous glass recycling for Summit County. The nonprofit organization has recycled glass on and off for the past 24 ½ years, and would like to make it a permanent service. The trick, however, is the logistics. “We would do it when we had someone to deliver our bin to the […]
A simple tweet opened a whole new possibility for recycling in Utah Valley this week. Acting on the request of residents, Pleasant Grove has started what is believed to be the valley’s first glass recycling program. Utah Valley as a whole has been slow to adopt such an effort, which has been available for a […]