Businesses Producing Glass Waste: A myriad of businesses in Durham contribute to glass waste:

  • Restaurants & Cafes: Every empty bottle and broken glass adds up.
  • Bars & Nightclubs: With beverages flowing, glass waste is inevitable.
  • Hotels & Resorts: Mini-bars, dining facilities, and events produce significant glass waste.
  • Retail Stores: Think of all the products packaged in glass!
  • Offices: From beverage bottles to decorative items, even corporate environments produce glass waste.

Did You Know? Glass Waste Facts:

  1. Infinite Recyclability: Unlike some materials, glass can be recycled endlessly without loss of quality or purity.
  2. Energy Conservation: Recycling just one glass bottle saves enough energy to light a 100-watt light bulb for four hours.
  3. Resource Efficiency: Every ton of glass that’s recycled saves over a ton of resources, including 1,300 pounds of sand.

Our Glass Collection Offering:

  1. Free 240 L Bins: Every business customer is provided with a free 240 L bin, ensuring a seamless collection process.
  2. Flexible Collection Options:
    • Daily Collections: Ideal for high-volume businesses like bars and restaurants.
    • Weekly Collections: Suitable for medium-sized businesses with consistent glass waste generation.
    • Every 2 Weeks: Perfect for businesses with minimal glass waste, ensuring the waste is cleared before the bin overflows.

Benefits of Glass Recycling with Durham Waste:

  1. Economic Savings: Reduces the demand for raw materials, leading to cost savings which we pass on to our customers.
  2. Environmental Impact: Decreases the carbon footprint of businesses, as recycling glass consumes less energy compared to producing new glass.
  3. Community Benefits: Keeps the streets of Durham clean and promotes a culture of recycling amongst residents and businesses alike.
  4. Compliance & Reputation: Proper waste management ensures compliance with local regulations and boosts your business's reputation as an eco-friendly establishment.

From the heart of Durham's bustling marketplaces to its quietest corners, our glass collection service ensures every piece of glass waste finds its rightful place. Embark on a sustainable journey with Durham Waste and turn your glass waste into an environmental asset.