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How and Where to Recycle Glass

Mar 6, 2017, 05:52 AM by Discount Auto Glass

Recycling glass can be tricky. Different recycling centers have different policies. And, what to do about electronic items with glass parts? Discount Auto Glass has done some of the research for you so you can stop questioning your glass recycling and know for sure what to do.

recycling binsFor the majority of Pulaski County, your recycling goes through the Regional Recycling & Waste Reduction District. Glass that can be recycled through this program is empty glass food and beverage containers. The center asks that all food and residue be rinsed from the glass before recycling. The residential e-waste centers accept the following items that include glass on or in them: computers, copiers, DVD players, televisions, phones, fax machines, and others. Learn more about the recycling program here.

Jacksonville recycles through the City of Jacksonville. You can learn more by clicking here or calling the Public Works Department.

The people of Bryant recycle through Recycle Saline, A Solid Waste District. Check out their website.

Conway has some different rules for recycling your glass. All glass cannot be added into recycle binsyour recycling cart and must be put into a separate recycling bin specifically for glass that can be obtained for free through the sanitation office.

For our friends in the Joplin area, recycling is done through the Joplin Recycling Center. The only glass items that can be recycled through this program are glass bottles, jugs, and jars. Learn about other items that can be recycled through this center here.

The Searcy Recycling Center is one of only six electronic recycling centers in the state of Arkansas. They do accept glass, but it has to be brought in to the sanitation department and cannot be recycled through curbside recycling. Learn more here.

Springdale recycles through the Boston Mountain Solid Waste District. They accept glass of all colors. Check out more about their recycling program.

recycling canDown in Pine Bluff, your recycling items need to be separated, according to the City of Pine Bluff website. They accept glass bottles and jars.

Unfortunately, glass is not recyclable in the city of Texarkana, Arkansas. However, they do have a robust recycling program you can learn more about here.

We hope with this extra knowledge you will consider recycling glass products when possible. And, we hope that you will choose Discount Auto Glass for your auto glass needs. Give us a call at 501-377-9575 or use our online form to get a free quote. We look forward to serving you!

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