STP592

    Report on the Glass Workshop

    Published: Jan 1975


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    Abstract

    The workshop concluded that the prospect for recovery of glass cullet from the solid waste stream is technically and economically feasible. The paper describes the major markets for waste cullet including glass containers, glass wool, flat glass, and the building materials industry. A discussion of standards and specifications for limiting contamination and color-sorting glass in the future is included.

    Keywords:

    conservation, reclamation, materials recovery, natural resources


    Author Information:

    Scott, P
    Assistant to the president, Glass Containers Corporation, Fullerton, Calif.


    Paper ID: STP33901S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D34.03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP33901S


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