Stories tagged: glass recycling
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Glass will be accepted for recycling in Coeur d’Alene at two drop-off locations
The city of Coeur d’Alene will begin accepting glass for recycling at two locations beginning Saturday.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 4 p.m.
Spokane’s recycled glass ends up in area landfill, due to lack of interested buyers
With traditional markets such as bottling companies and fiberglass manufacturers either inundated by product or going out of business, Spokane’s recycling collectors have turned to an area landfill to bed …
Sun., Jan. 20, 2013
North Idaho ventures aim to fill recycling void
Mom-and-pop startups in North Idaho are aspiring to divert some of the thousands of tons of glass bottles dumped into landfills each year. Glass recycled in Spokane County is hauled …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2012
Changes coming in recycling programs throughout Spokane County
It wasn’t a shocking revelation, but Spokane Mayor David Condon’s unveiling of the city’s new blue recycling carts on Thursday signaled that Spokane County’s recycling system has finally caught up …
Sun., July 3, 2011
Glass struggle: Spokane’s hard-to-use resource
Spokane’s giant stockpile of beer bottles and other glass is about to shrink. Faced with fewer options and higher costs for recycling glass, in late 2008 the city began taking …