Ripple Glass has been taking our glass for five years. They appreciate that we have kept it separate and hope that we will keep it separate in the future.
Ripple Glass located in Kansas City, grinds our glass down, then sends it over to Owens Corning to be made into fiberglass insulation. Ripple reps were invited to come to Fayetteville, so they could explain to citizens first hand the problems caused by single stream.
Below is their 15 minute presentation.
Recycling is about more than convenient collection. It's actually about making a new product out of the collected stuff.
Fifty citizens, four or five members of Fayetteville staff, two University staff, and one Fayetteville alderman attended the presentation held at The Chancellor Hotel. The Arkansas Democrat Gazette's Dan Holtmeyer covered the event.