Glass Recycling in San Angelo
Neither Republic nor Butt's Recycling accept glass for recycling.
Target, located at 4235 Sunset Rd, does have a small bin for collecting glass food and beverage bottles and jars. Recyclables are collected and sent back to Target's distribution center on their trucks, and is then sent to a local recycling facility. Please only bring in normal household quantities of glass food and beverage bottles and jars. This is not meant as a commercial recycling venue.
Fun Facts About Glass Recycling
Glass is 100% recyclable and can be recycled endlessly without loss in quality or purity.
Recycled glass can be substituted for up to 95% of raw materials.
Recycled glass is always part of the recipe for glass, and the more that is used, the greater the decrease in energy used in the furnace. This makes using recycled glass profitable in the long run, lowering costs for glass container manufacturers—and benefiting the environment.
Over a ton of natural resources are saved for every ton of glass recycled.
Recycling 1,000 tons of glass creates slightly over 8 jobs.
*Fun Facts from https://www.gpi.org/glass-recycling-facts