What is Glass Landscaping and What Are the Benefits?

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…

Read More

Flagler Beach, FL Launches a New Recycling Program

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.…

Read More

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.…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Recycling Lives Helps

Below is a great article of how a company is using an Andela GP-1HD to Provide job skills training for the homeless and disadvantaged: https://www.bakersfield.com/delano-record/couchs-corner-effort-to-provide-jobs-skills-training-for-homeless-begins-operations/article_79c52956-e67c-11eb-83ab-53a082ee4105.html

Read More

New Glass Crusher for Orcas Island

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…

Read More

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…

Read More