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Recycle your glass en masse

by Dawn Quirk
According to the October edition of Resource Recycling , because Americans alone discard over 12.5 million tons of glass per year, this transparent commodity is one of the major focuses of the recycling movement. Today, about 25% is recovered, and though 90% of recovered glass creates new bottles, some problems (such as shipping more »

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Walking On Recycled Glass

by Dawn Quirk

Erosion is a constant issue for many Floridian beaches. In the past, this issue was solved by dredging sand from the ocean floor and piped to shore to replenish the beaches. However, this proved to be very costly (approaching $50 million) mainly because of stricter reef protection laws.

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