A kick in the glass or potential profit?

Andela, Cynthia
September 1997
World Wastes;Sep97, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p32
Trade Publication
Suggests ways to increase efficiency of glass recycling. Avoidance of mingling glass with other waste; Reduction of mixed broken glass; Automation of color sorting; Reduction of disposal costs.


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