Facts about the recycling of glass

We hear a lot about the importance of recycling. Here are some facts about recycling glass:

We hear a lot about the importance of recycling. Here are some facts about recycling glass:

l Glass can be recycled virtually forever. It never wears out.

l For every 900kg of glass that is recycled, we save more than 900kg of other resources (sand, soda ash, and feldspar).

l Most bottles and jars that you use contain at least 25 percent recycled material.

l The energy saved by recycling one bottle could light a 100-watt bulb for four hours

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