Category Archives: Waste Industry

Ripple Glass gives broken bottles a shiny new future

Ripple Glass was founded in February 2009 in Kansas City and has been growing and working towards a better environment ever since. Glass recycling isn’t as available as other forms of recycling, however, container glass is 100 percent recyclable and can be recycled endlessly. Recycled glass is a primary ingredient in fiberglass insulation and new glass containers. A principal investor

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Republic Services: Trash is our business

The blue roll carts on Miguel Jimenez’s route are filled to the brim. It’s the second garbage collection day after Christmas. Many residents in this Jefferson City neighborhood are clearing out packaging, wrapping paper, and cardboard boxes. Jimenez picks up 3.5 tons of recycling during his first run through this neighborhood—a nice haul. Now, he’s back for the trash. At

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