GLASS

Roots Recycling accepts clean recyclables only.  No liquid or food residue. 


 

Please note the types of glass we accept and those we do not accept.  Not all glass is created equal and much of it is not recyclable at our facility.

 

ACCEPTED

  • Glass Bottles - all colors of glass accepted: clear, blue, green, and brown.
  • Glass Jars - all colors of glass accepted: clear, blue, green, and brown.

NOT ACCEPTED

  • Window-Pane Glass
  • Pyrex
  • Tempered Glass
  • Mirrors
  • Light Bulbs
  • Ceramics
  • Drinking Glasses
  • Dishes
  • Dirty Jars and Bottles - please rinse all glass jars of food residue, please empty beer bottles of all cigarette butts.

These are all different types of glass with different melting points.  Just one of these items could contaminate an entire load of recyclable glass.  ONLY CLEAN GLASS BOTTLES AND JARS ARE ACCEPTABLE.