Why Recycle?


One of the many virtues of glass is that the material is theoretically "infinitely recyclable". Taking our bottles and jars to the glass banks is a way we can ALL make a positive contribution to the environment.


It also takes less energy to recycle glass than to melt down the original raw materials.


Every household in the UK uses on average 331 glass bottles and jars per year.


The energy saved from recycling one bottle will:



Steps to good recycling



You can't recycle: window panes, light bulbs, glass ovenware or electrical equipment. Dispose of these carefully with your normal household waste.