Recycled glass goes to the landfill
What is the fate of the glass we take to a glass depot? As I recall, when this was asked one or two years ago, the answer was the landfill.
— Bud B., Medford
Glass bottles and jars collected at glass depots are reused in place of mined aggregate to line gas and rainwater collection pipe trenches in landfill operations.
So, yes, the reused glass does end up at a landfill, but not as garbage.
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