Glass Recycling

Goodwill Delaware Celebrates New Glass Pulverizer!

June 17, 2024

Celebrating a significant step in their sustainability journey, Goodwill Outlet & Recycling Center Delaware unveiled a new Andela Products GP-MegaMini waste glass-to-sand pulverizer machine! With a generous grant from the Truist Charitable Fund, Goodwill Outlet & Recycling Center Delaware and their sustainability partners at Goodwill of Greater Washington and Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake look…

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4 Reasons Why Andela Glass Sand Is Superior To Mined Or Dredged Sand

March 25, 2024

  Higher filtration rate! Use our glass sand for applications where well-drained sand is most beneficial such as landscaping, rain gardens, pool-water filtration, etc. Long lasting! Glass sand doesn’t break down over time because water does not go through the particles but goes around the particles, making glass sand particles impermeable and able to hold…

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How To Turn Glass Into Sand

March 13, 2024

Glass is an extremely versatile product, providing many utilities and conveniences in our daily lives. However, when a glass item is no longer needed then it often ends up in landfills, slowly decomposing over the course of millions of years! 11 million tons of glass (bottles, windows, industrial, etc.) is used and discarded every year,…

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Glass Sand Revolution: Coasts & Marshlands Restored By Pulverized Glass

January 9, 2024

In the face of rising global concerns about coastal erosion and marshland destruction, Glass Half Full, a groundbreaking organization established in 2020, has emerged as a beacon of hope. Born out of a lack of glass recycling facilities in New Orleans, Glass Half Full has not only revolutionized glass recycling but has also pioneered the…

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5 Creative Ways to Use Recycled Glass Outdoors

December 1, 2023

Reducing energy consumption and minimizing single-use items are major steps for preserving the planet and protecting our health. Still, there’s more we can do to reduce landfill waste. Oftentimes, glass bottles, jars, drinkware, mirrors, and more, are dumped into landfills despite homeowners’ best recycling efforts. Many would be surprised to know that although glass bottles…

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How to Start a Glass Recycling Business

August 22, 2023

When it comes to business and the environment, glass recycling is a win-win. Not only can a glass recycling business be highly profitable, but it also offers numerous environmental benefits such as repurposing tons of glass that may otherwise end up in landfills. When deciding whether to start a glass recycling business one must consider…

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Crushed Glass Landscaping

August 10, 2023

Crushed and pulverized recycled glass is an excellent product to use in landscaping and it is great for the planet! Andela pulverized recycled glass sand or aggregate is a clean and user-friendly mulch with no jagged or sharp edges. Made from recycled glass products, such as old windows and glass bottles, this mulch is an…

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3 Key Glass Recycling Questions

June 28, 2023

Which Andela Products Glass Crusher or Pulverizer Will Work Best for You? If you are calculating your needs for a glass crusher or pulverizer, here are a few key questions to ask yourself about your glass recycling process: 1. What do you want to put into your crusher or pulverizer? Glass? (Mixed glass or just…

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The Evolving Glass Recycling Industry

March 13, 2023

Cynthia Andela, President and CEO of Andela Products, was recently included in a glass recycling report published by American Recycler News. Glass is the preferred packaging of choice for many consumers. It is 100 percent recyclable and is a crucial piece of the glass manufacturing supply chain. Historically, the message surrounding glass recycling has been…

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The Turning Point of Glass Recycling

June 21, 2022

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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