Entries by Momentum Recycling

Glass Recycling in Denver – Keeping it Local

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, […]

Is The Glass Half-Full?

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 gets Uncorked with annual fundraiser

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 […]

Pleasant Grove glass gets a second pass

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 […]