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Cheltenham Borough

Glass

Where it is taken?

Glass collected at the kerbside is sent to various locations in the UK for a mixture of recycling and energy recovery.

See below the locations of where glass is currently sent:

  • Ardagh Glass, Headlands Lane, Knottingley WF9 0HP
  • PJP Metals, 39 Brierley Rd, Shafton, Barnsley S72 8QW
  • Thomas Armstrong, 37 Knowsthorpe Gate, Leeds LS9 0NP
  • CP Environmental, Commerce Park, Markham Ln, Duckmanton, Chesterfield S44 5HS

What happens to it?

The Glass is sorted and the materials are then sent to be processed as below.

End market

UK.

End products

  • Ardagh Glass - Glass cullet for re-melt - 75.07%
  • PJP Metals - Metal recycling - 1.11%
  • Thomas Armstrong - Aggregate use - 21.65%
  • CP Environmental - Waste (Energy Recovery) - 1.18%Remainder is moisture
Page updated: 09/02/2022 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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