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ABC 4 News “Recycle This” Series: Glass Recycling

Did you know that the national average for glass recycling is 33%, yet here in Utah we are only recycling 6% of our glass currently? – Kimberly Nelson from ABC 4 News toured Momentum Recycling’s glass processing facility in their weekly “Recycle This” series to help educate residents on where & how to recycle their glass: […]

Recycle Utah Gets “Uncorked” with Annual Fundraiser

Recycle Utah wants to offer continuous glass recycling for Summit County. The nonprofit organization has recycled glass on and off for the past 24 ½ years, and would like to make it a permanent service. The trick, however, is the logistics: “We would do it when we had someone to deliver our bin to the Salt Lake valley,” […]

Pleasant Grove Glass Recycling Program Gets a Second Pass

A simple tweet opened a whole new possibility for recycling in Utah Valley this week. Acting on the request of residents, Pleasant Grove has started what is believed to be the valley’s first glass recycling program. Utah Valley as a whole has been slow to adopt such an effort, which has been available for a couple […]

SLC Public Safety Building is Greenest of the Green in the Country

The city’s new Public Safety Building is the first building of its kind in the country to earn a “net zero” energy rating, meaning it generates as much energy as it uses. Open for just a few months and home to the city’s police and fire departments as well as emergency dispatchers, the 174,000-square-foot building […]

Salt Lake Tribune Coverage of Momentum Recycling Grand Opening

A facility that will dramatically increase the glass recycling capacity in Salt Lake City had its grand opening Thursday. Community leaders attended opening ceremonies for Momentum Recycling at 658 S. 4050 West. “Our partnership with Momentum Recycling has expanded our ability to recover our glass in a sustainable manner that keeps resources local,” the city’s recycling […]

Sandy Now Recycling Glass

SANDY, UT — The city is now accepting glass bottles and jars for recycling. Items can be dropped off at Sandy City Public Works, 8775 S. 700 West. This service is available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The glass will be taken to a local glass recycler, currently Momentum Recycling, which […]

Salt Lake City Starting Curbside Glass Recycling

SALT LAKE CITY — Curbside glass recycling programs are ready to begin in select Salt lake City neighborhoods. City workers began delivering glass recycling bins Oct. 17 to residents in neighborhoods between State Street and 2000 East, including the Avenues and Capitol Hill. Collection will begin Nov. 1 and will take place once a month. […]