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Why recycle glass bottles and jars?
For our glass that is used in the glass imploder: RecyColl are trying to reduce the amount of recyclates that have to be sent away and use these as much as possible on the island--thereby cutting the amount of financial and energy resources expended.
Follow this link to find out more about the machine we use
For our glass that goes to the mainland for processing: the amount of energy needed to melt recycled glass is considerably less than that needed to melt raw materials to make new bottles and jars. Recycling one bottle can save enough energy to power a television for one and a half hours. Source: www.berrymanglassrecycling.com
Glass can be recycled endlessly with no loss in quality or purity. To find out more, follow these links: