University of Vermont

Recycling & Waste Management

Glass: Not all glass can be recycled



Food-grade glass bottles and jars that held food or beverages can be recycled in the same bin along with plastic bottles and metal cans.





PLEASE DO RECYCLE:
  • Glass bottles (e.g., beer bottles, beverage, juice bottles)
  • Glass jars - (e.g., spaghetti sauce, peanut butter jars) 
  • EMPTY ALL LIQUIDS AND FOODS
  • REMOVE CAPS AND LIDS
  • LABELS ARE OKAY
DO NOT RECYCLE:
  • Pyrex or high-temperature glass
  • Laboratory glass 
  • Plate glass, mirror or window glass. 
  • Light Bulbs
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Last modified April 06 2011 02:21 PM

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