Glass Recycling

What Urbaser’s Glass Recycling service can do for you

Urbaser’s Glass Recycling service provides our customers with an easy and cost-effective way to process their glass waste. Regular collections of glass is a convenient and cost-effective way for a business to manage its waste, as the onward processing costs of Glass Recycling are lower than the disposal costs for General Waste.

Glass Recycling collections provide businesses with an easy way to increase their green credentials through higher levels of recycling, as glass can be recycled over and over again.

What is Glass Recycling?

Glass Recycling consists of a variety of easily recyclable glass materials, which are presented for collection in a single container. This typically includes items such as drinks bottles and food jars.

The glass items presented for collection in a Glass Recycling containers must be clean and dry, meaning they cannot be contaminated with food waste, oils, or other wet or liquid waste.

Why choose us?

Urbaser offers tailor-made solutions to managing your business’ recycling requirements using sustainable methods of collection and onward processing. When items can’t be recycled, we can help companies to improve their green credentials by implementing strategies to achieve Zero Waste to Landfill.

Should you require it, then we can use our industry experience to help you to better identify your Glass Recycling needs, such as identifying the best suited size and number of containers, or the best frequency of collection. We can also offer you an entirely paperless service using, using electronic invoicing and duty of care notices.

We supply our customers with recycling posters to be displayed within their business premises, making it easy to see which items can and cannot be recycled in our Glass Recycling containers.

Our fleet of collection vehicles surpass the latest emissions standards, utilising clean engine technology, and all of our vehicles are fitted with 360º cameras to ensure safety when operating on or near your business premises. We also have cyclist safety systems fitted to our largest vehicles, to keep vulnerable road users as safe as possible whilst providing our services.

Urbaser also offers its customer exciting advertising opportunities through the use of large digital advertising screens attached to the sides of our vehicles. If you would like to advertise with us on the go, then please get in touch.

What happens to my recycling after collection?

Glass is one of the few materials which can be recycled infinitely. All Glass Recycling collected by Urbaser goes to a glass reprocessing facility where it is sorted by colour and washed. It is then melted and moulded into new glass products for use in manufacturing and production.

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