Glass Waste Recycling Swindon
We are dedicated to providing you with the most cost-effective and efficient garbage management, as well as free containers, outstanding customer service, and the flexibility to pick up your glass waste at your leisure. Please contact us at 01202 805 390. If you need assistance reducing glass waste, Swindon Waste business is here to help. You can’t go wrong with us when it comes to glass waste recycling. For a no-obligation quote, call us immediately or fill out the form on the right and we will contact you.
If you need help recycling your glass waste, Swindon Waste can assist you. In our thirty years in the waste industry, we’ve gathered and recycled hundreds of glass bottles from all around London and the UK. When it comes to waste management, you can’t go wrong with us. Call us right now for a no-obligation quote, or fill out the form on the right and we’ll get back to you.
What is Glass Recycling?
The glass industry produces vast quantities of this important inorganic substance. This substance can be turned into a wide range of things that are useful to man on a daily basis. Glass has a variety of semiconductor materials in it, but on the whole, it is mainly made up of molten silica, limestone, and soda ash. We all use glass in our businesses. A variety of office products are made of glass, including cabinets, windows, doors, mirrors, and disposable bottles.
One thing is for certain: we can recycle this glass regardless of how we use it. The recycling of glass is similar to that of other recyclable materials in the sense that the glass needs to be collected first, then transported to the recycling centres where it will be washed and rid of any contaminants before being crushed for recycling. By recycling glass, we can make useful items from glass waste materials.
Benefits of Glass Recycling Swindon
Global warming and glass pollution all around the world can be alleviated to a large degree by recycling glass. The following are some of the benefits associated with glass recycling:
Landfill space is conserved through recycling
Glass waste is disposed of in landfills too often when it could be recycled. In some cases, other materials can’t be recycled or repurposed, so they have nowhere else to go to landfills. Therefore, if you recycle glass instead of sending it to landfills, you are saving the landfill space for some other type of waste that needs it the most.
Reduction of air pollution
Because less energy is used during the recycling process compared to the manufacture of glass from virgin materials, there is less carbon emitted into the atmosphere, consequently reducing air pollution. Pollution of air and water decreases by 20 and 50 per cent, respectively.
Less impact on the environment
Much of the new glass is created from natural resources such as sand and limestone. The quarrying of limestone takes up a fair amount of natural resources and energy, even though these materials are not in short supply at the moment. It takes much less energy to recycle glass to create new glass, and it doesn’t require any quarrying.
Non Recyclable Glass Swindon
Waste glass is one of the resources that may be utilized as a partial substitute for aggregate, reducing the number of waste materials, to improve the performance of the construction industry’s sustainable development by using waste materials to produce concrete. Waste glass in concrete mixtures may improve the concrete’s properties, enhancing its value. The use of waste materials in concrete is not only a partial solution to environmental and biological problems; it also has the ability to improve the microstructure of concrete and, as a result, its qualities.
We still have a long way to go, despite the fact that glass is a very sustainable material and the industry is constantly improving. Regardless of how environmentally friendly glass containers are, they should always be reused or recycled at the end of their life cycle. We can all work together to make the world a better and safer place in the future. Call us at 01202 805 3903 right now.