Blount County Tennessee Can Now Recycle Glass Back Into Sand!

Andela GP-1HD in Blount County TN

  When the need to recycle glass became a community conversation, Blount County started reimagining the end uses of waste glass: Turning waste glass into clean sand or an aggregate with rounded edges can be beneficial for highway projects (as a complement to shoulder stone, cold mix, pipe bedding, and underlay for walking trails). The…

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What is Glass Landscaping and What Are the Benefits?

crushed glass art Dreams Park

Did you know that each year roughly two-thirds of disposed glass is not recycled and ends up in landfills? This glass can take over a million years to decompose! Instead of contributing to this major problem, there is an easy and attractive solution: glass mulch for landscaping. When you think of the word “landscaping” you…

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Flagler Beach, FL Launches a New Recycling Program

Flagler Beach Florida's glass crusher from Andela Products

The City of Flagler Beach, Mayor Suzie Johnston, and Sanitation Director Rob Smith launched a new recycling program that will not only benefit their local environment, but also improve their economy.        The Problem Flagler Beach, FL needed a new recycling program to help eliminate recyclable materials being thrown away into the landfills.…

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The Turning Point of Glass Recycling

background of green and clear recycled glass bottles that's broken in a landfill

Glass recycling is making a positive turning point after years of mishandling and miseducation here in the US. The tables are turning for the better when it comes to glass. Many industries reap the benefits of using recycled glass for their businesses. And in return, it is now having a positive impact on the economy.…

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Why Sand and Stone is Being Replaced with Glass Aggregate

Panoramic wall made of exposed aggregate concrete with abstract mosaic of gray and black glass stones

Pulverized glass is breaking ground in the construction and landscape industries. Although it is no stranger in the industry, a lot of residential and commercial builders are looking for alternative ways to create eco-friendly environments. Sand and Stone is one of the most popular materials used in construction, and always will be. Natural sand and…

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Makers Mark Distillery

Take a look at this GP-MegaMini installed at a famous distillery in Kentucky. The Andela technology will crush and pulverize ONLY the glass, but leave the lids, caps, corks and in this case “wax” whole. Why it this important?  Our customer replaced a competitor’s glass crusher that had very high operational costs. It was grinding…

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Andela Glass Recycling and Refining. CleanGlass

Person recycling a glass bottle into a green container

At Andela Products we are dedicated to reimagining how the world approaches recycling. In spite of the fact that glass bottles and jars are 100% recyclable, an estimated 28 billion are buried in landfills annually. Even worse, once glass reaches the landfill, it can take between 4,000 and 1 million years to decompose! So, why…

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Andela Products Equips St Bart’s to Solve Glass Problem

Saint Barthélemy island

Beautiful St. Barthélemy in the French Caribbean has a population of only a little over 9,000, but receives 200,000 visitors every year. Chances are, nearly every one of those residents and visitors enjoys emptying a beverage in a glass bottle from time to time. What to do with all the glass bottle waste? In July…

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