Who we are:
We are a Local Commercial business that is excited to provide the necessary service of collecting and transporting your glass recyclables to an approved Recycling Business for a small fee. We have collaborated with Haulin’ Glass LLC to provide curbside residential pickup for Gwinnett County residents starting June 2019. (UPDATE – Curbside and Shared Services are postponed until further notice. Stay tuned!)
What we do:
At Clean Glass we aim to provide you with prompt and courteous service as well as become your go to business for glass recycling. After initial sign up for service, Clean Glass will deliver a 64-gallon recycling cart and arrange for a pick-up of your clean glass. Our service at this time is for residential homes throughout Gwinnett County.
Why we do, what we do:
On June 5, 2018 Government waste removal program decided that glass would be removed from the single-stream curbside recycling program effective July 1. In the announcement, the county indicated that options for residents would be to include all glass products in regular waste or transport them to a recycling center at your own expense and time.
Here’s the problem: Glass doesn’t belong in the landfill. And for most of the 750,000 citizens of unincorporated Gwinnett, a drop-off location for glass is at least a 30-minute drive away.
In a county of more than 400 square miles, we currently have one glass recycling drop-off center that’s open to the public, the Snellville Recycling Center that’s generously run by the City. The other nearest publicly accessible drop-off locations for glass, per Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful and our own research, are in Atlanta, Decatur, Conyers, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Alpharetta, and Smyrna. Even without traffic, these are all long drives from most areas of Gwinnett.
In the absence of establishing separate curbside collection or convenient glass recycling drop-off centers within the county, Gwinnett County leaders are effectively telling citizens to landfill this infinitely recyclable material that currently comprises 20% of our household waste. At a time when the global problems associated with the waste we produce are reaching crisis levels, this isn’t an option.
Courtesy of Gwinnett Recycles.Com