Why
Recycle
Glass
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Glass can be recycled infinitely without losing its purity. Recycled glass has a wide variety of uses including sand for green construction projects and coastal erosion, recycled glass products and creating more glass. Recycled glass provides value to society and all of these uses are better than polluting our planet in a landfill. We are taking the extra step to ensure Nola does not lose the value of glass.

8 Tons

Every 8 tons of recycled glass prevents 1 ton of carbon emissions from entering the atmosphere.

8 Pounds

On average, each person creates 8 lbs of glass waste per month.

4 People

A household of 4 people can prevent 48 lbs of carbon emissions per year if they recycle their glass waste.

8 Jobs

On average, every 1000 tons of glass recycled creates 8 jobs.

60k Tons

About 60k tons of glass waste generated by Nola metro area each year. This translates to 480 potential jobs.

8 Jobs


On average, every 1000 tons of glass recycled creates 8 jobs.

Glass Recycling Lagniappes

  • In 2018 the USA glass recycling rate was only 31.3%