Aarti Dubey asked 7 months ago
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Can all types of glass be recycled?
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Can all types of glass be recycled?
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Based on different applications, different types of glasses are created. Thus several types of glass waste being generated.
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GreenSutra
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Team GreensutraTeam Greensutra Staff answered 7 months ago

No.

All glasses cannot be recycled.

Based on different applications, different types of glasses are created. In other words different types of glass have different melting points, chemical composition, etc. Thus several types of glass waste being generated of which following types of glass cannot be recycled:

  • Microwave glass
  • Ovenware
  • Heat-resistant glass
  • Mirror
  • Crystal
  • Light bulbs
  • Cathode-ray tubes (CRTs) found in some televisions and computer monitors
Summary
Can all types of glass be recycled?
Article Name
Can all types of glass be recycled?
Description
Based on different applications, different types of glasses are created. Thus several types of glass waste being generated.
Author
Publisher Name
GreenSutra
Publisher Logo