Why aren't you accepting glass?

There is not currently a market for recycled glass. At the end of the day, recycling is a business. For every item that you put in the bin, there must be a buyer willing to purchase the material and make it into something new. Right now there isn't a market for glass. With our previous recycling contract, glass placed in the blue bin was sent to the landfill, crushed, and used as cover. Our new vendor is only collecting items that can truly be recycled.

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1. Where will the drop-off sites be located?
2. What will be accepted at the drop-off sites?
3. What is not accepted at the drop-off sites?
4. Can I bag my recyclables in a plastic bag?
5. Does shape of plastics still matter?
6. Do I need to wash my recyclables before bringing them to the drop-off site?
7. Are pizza boxes accepted?
8. Why are the accepted recyclables at the drop-off sites different from what used to be allowed when we had curbside?
9. Why aren't you accepting glass?
10. Where will the recycled materials be going?
11. Will these items really be recycled?
12. How will the site be set up and secured?
13. How will you deter dumping of trash?