Glass recycling in your Green Box

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Your Green Box is collected weekly.

Find your collection day

Yes please!

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  • Glass bottles
  • Glass jars

No Thanks!

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  • Lightbulbs (regular bulbs can be disposed in black wheeled bin)
  • Ceramic / Pyrex (e.g. plates, dishes, saucepans etc.)
  • Perfume bottles
  • Drinking glasses (e.g.tumblers, wine etc.)
  • Window glass

What happens to the collected glass?

The collection crew deposit the mixed glass into one compartment on the collection vehicle. Once collected the glass is sent to a re-processor where it is separated by colour; processed and resold to bottle and jar manufacturers. Any left-over glass is used as an aggregate replacement in construction.

Where does my recycling go?

Alternative services

You can take your Recycling and Household / Garden Waste free of charge to Space Waye Reuse and Recycling Centre. There are alternative re-use and recycling sites available in West London.

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