Glass can be recycled at either Solid Waste Agency location for no charge. Residential loads accepted at both locations. Bulk loads of glass accepted only at 2250 A Street SW, Cedar Rapids. Glass items accepted for recycling include: beverage containers, food containers (including mason jars and glass drinking vessels such as wine glasses). Clear and colored glass accepted and do not need to be separated.
Glass items NOT accepted for recycling include: Pyrex, Corningware, ceramics, dishware, shower doors, windows ,and lightbulbs.
Where does my glass go?
Glass recycled with the Solid Waste Agency is taken and processed by Ripple Glass in Kansas City. They use the recycled glass to either make new beer bottles for Boulevard Brewing or make fiberglass insulation.