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The Turning Point of Glass Recycling

June 21, 2022
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.…

Why Sand and Stone is Being Replaced with Glass Aggregate

March 21, 2022
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 landscaping industries as residential and commercial builders look for alternative ways to create eco-friendly environments. Natural sand and stone are the most popular materials used in construction and always will be, but both are mined and not so eco-friendly. What is Glass Aggregate?  Glass aggregate is…

Makers Mark Distillery

February 16, 2022
Andela GP MM System

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…

Recycling Lives + Andela Products Provides Job Skills Training

July 26, 2021
A businessman designing a sign for recycling awareness

Recycling Lives Provides Job Skills Training with the Help of Andela Products’ Glass Pulverizer There is no better way to combine job skills training and recycling than that developed by the local non-profit organizations Recycling Lives and Laborers of the Harvest (LOTH). At Andela Products, we have been most impressed with Recycling Lives’ initiative to…

New Glass Crusher for Orcas Island

May 20, 2021
Andela GP-1HD Pulverizer and Surge Hopper

While recycling is already a large endeavor, it gets even more complex on islands. Island infrastructure is generally much different compared to the mainland. Landfill space on an island is limited. If a waste product can be recycled and used on the island it saves landfill space and reduces the cost of logistics. One island…

Andela Glass Recycling and Refining. CleanGlass

October 16, 2020

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…

Andela Products Equips St Bart’s to Solve Glass Problem

October 9, 2020
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…