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West Valley to open glass recycling drop-off location

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 26 2014 11:09 a.m. MST

The city has partnered with Waste Management of Utah and Momentum Recycling to provide a drop-off location for glass.

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WEST VALLEY CITY — The city has partnered with Waste Management of Utah and Momentum Recycling to provide a drop-off location for glass.

The drop-off bin is located at the West Valley City Public Works building at 2805 S. 3600 West and is accessible seven days a week beginning Saturday, March 1.

Momentum Recycling will turn collected glass into high-quality raw materials for making products including fiberglass, containers, water filters and more.

Waste Management will deliver the donated glass to Momentum Recycling, a local glass recycler, which will then turn the recycled glass into high-quality raw materials for making products including fiberglass, containers, water filters and more.

Only glass bottles and jars will be accepted. All colored glass is acceptable, including broken bottles and jars. Items must not be placed outside of the bin.

Unaccepted items are ceramics, windshields, Pyrex, light bulbs, windows, fish tanks, mirrors, dishes, plates, glasses, coffee pots, bags, boxes and cardboard

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