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Recycled Glass

How The Process Works

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Secrets From The Recycling Plant

Although we wish there were a less energy intensive process, here is a little video showing you exactly how an old glass bottle becomes a new glass bottle.

More glass can now be recycled into glass, thanks to modern technology. In the past it was converted into sand.

Good news: there is tremendous demand for the broken down glass that is used to make molten glass for new bottles!

-- Bibi Farber

This video was produced by NPR