Our Glass Recycling Service Can Be Tailor-Made to Your Business
In the past, most businesses disposed of glass waste along with their general waste collections. This practice was not only costing businesses more money since glass is a heavy waste to dispose of, but it was also harming the environment. Fortunately, glass recycling is now much more prevalent, enabling businesses of all sizes to recycle more and reduce landfill costs.
At Utopia Waste, we offer a wide range of glass collection, disposal and recycling services to suit your needs. Our convenient recycling programs and waste management services are ideal for hotels, restaurants, clubs, pubs and other businesses which produce glass waste.
We understand that every business has a different waste management need and therefore we can combine our collection, disposal and recycling services to offer you the perfect one-stop solution.
We will install separate bins for your businesses’ glass waste to help you cut down your disposal costs. Our dedicated waste management services can be customised to meet the needs of your business in an environmentally friendly manner.
Benefits of Recycling Glass
Below are just a few of the benefits you can enjoy by recycling the glass waste generated by your business:
- Helps save resources – glass can be recycled into new glass products with zero loss of quality. In the UK alone, it can help save hundreds of thousands of tonnes of raw materials that are initially used in glass production.
- Helps protect the environment – due to the recycling practices carried out over the last two decades and the technological innovations that have been introduced, the amount of waste and carbon dioxide emissions into the environment has reduced considerably.
- Helps conserve energy – when you compare melting down raw materials for making glass to reusing the recycled glass, the amount of energy that is consumed is significantly lower. Energy savings increase with the increase in glass recycling initiatives taken up by businesses and industries.
Types of glass waste
Most business across all industries will generate a certain amount of glass waste. While some produce glass waste in small volumes, others produce it in extremely large quantities. Regardless of the amount of glass waste your business generates, you should opt for effective glass recycling services to lower your carbon footprint and to save your business money on disposal costs.
We can help you take care of your glass waste by visiting you on-site and surveying your needs. We can install bins and containers of the right size and quantity to help you put all your glass waste in one place.
In the UK, glass waste mostly consists of clear glass. Depending on the use of the glass, they may also be tempered or toughened to give them a different thickness and strength. The chemical compositions may also vary.
However, the main types of glass waste produced by industries in the UK include commercial glass, glass fibre, lead glass, optical glass and glass ceramics.
Broken glass is also a major concern for many businesses. At Utopia Waste, we aim to remove all kinds of glass waste from your premises safely and in accordance with the law.
We Offer a Wide Selection of Bins and Containers
We encourage businesses to store glass waste in special glass bins. We offer wheelie bins in a variety of sizes to meet your businesses’ waste production needs. Our standard wheelie bins are 120 litres in volume, but we can also supply you with larger bins ranging up to 1100 litres.
We can assess your waste collection and disposal needs by paying a visit to your site or premises, after which we can advise you on the correct size of bin that needs to be installed.
When we have examined your waste management requirements, we will be able to determine the frequency at which your bin will need to be collected. We will also ensure the safe storage of your glass waste by providing bins that can be sealed.