Photo: Leaning into gale force winds, those attending the NK Waste & Recycling Glass Bunker open house include: Carolyn Hall, Sarah Joy, Dean Jacobs, Rod Stolcpart, Dorine Campbell, Kalli Kieborz, Kim Burge, Lauren Hershey-Henry from Ripple Glass, Mike Burge. Neil Westcott cutting the ribbon, Karen Phillips, Billie Wescott Whiting, Cindy Wescott and Nadeane Allard.
Oct 5, 2018: The Open House and Ribbon Cutting for glass recycling is in the books. This marks the beginning. Glass is heavy and takes a lot of room. Now, in the Valentine area, we have systems in place to keep glass out of the dead end landfill. Instead we can move it forward to serve its next purpose.
NC RC&D announces NK Waste and Recycling of Valentine NE is accepting glass at their recycling center in Valentine. Along with the bins of paper and tin and other recyclables, there is now a container for glass.
“Glass recycling is available because we have found a market for the glass,” comments Neil Wescott of NK Waste & Recycling. “It has been quite a while since there has been anyone accepting glass. Learning about Ripple Glass opened this opportunity.
“It was one year ago this week,” comments NC RC&D Ex Dir Kim Burge, “that I attended the Nebraska Recycling Council’s annual event. At this event, I learned about Boulevard Beer’s program to recycle glass through their newly formed company- Ripple Glass of Kansas City MS. Opening 4 years ago, Ripple Glass Continue reading