40 Trending Glass Recycling Businesses [2024]

Updated: January 18th, 2023
Start A Glass Recycling Business

Glass recycling involves washing, crushing, and melting used glass before molding it back into bottles, jars, or other items. Starting a glass recycling business can be rewarding.

However, starting a new business can be capital intensive. Therefore, you may opt to get into a franchise with a prominent industry leader.

When you think of starting a glass recycling business, choose a specialty and estimate the costs involved in starting the business. Source financing and research the market to determine which focus could be more profitable.

Looking for some examples of a glass recycling business?

Interested in case studies of a successful glass recycling business? Check out our full list of success stories.

1. Berkeley Recycling


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Website traffic: 130K/month

Learn more about starting a glass recycling business:

Where to start?

-> How to start a glass recycling business?
-> How much does it cost to start a glass recycling business?
-> Pros and cons of a glass recycling business

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Other resources

4. Northeast Recycling Council

The Northeast Recycling Council, Inc. (NERC) is a multi-state non-profit organization committed to environmental and economic sustainability through responsible solid waste management. Its programs emphasize source reduction, reuse, recycling, composting, environmentally preferable purchasing (EPP), and decreasing the toxicity of the solid waste stream in the 10-state region comprised of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

5. Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District

6. Home Page

Ace Recycling and Disposal is one of the largest independent haulers in the Western United States.We take pride in the work that we do!

7. Recycle More

8. Pennsylvania Resources Council

Pennsylvania’s oldest grassroots environmental organization, PRC has worked to protect the Commonwealth’s resources for future generations since 1939.

9. National Recycling Forum

National Recycling Forum, Recycling South Africa

10. Commercial & Residential Recycling Pickup

11. Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority, Pennsylvania

Official Website of the Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority, PA

12. Waste Management and Solid Waste Recycling

An information exchange for recycling and waste management professionals including a marketplace to exchange or recycle scrap metal, plastics, paper, glass, rubber, textiles and electronics.

13. Southern Recycling Center

14. Ripple Glass

15. Madenat – E Waste Recycling

16. Blue Planet Recycling

17. Island Waste Management Corporation

IWMC provides waste management services for all homes and businesses through PEI’s Waste Watch Program. PEI garbage and recycling pickup days and sorting guides.

18. Sioneer

19. Garden City Recycling

Missoula's locally owned and operated curbside recycling service, since 2010.

20. Atlanta Recycle

21. Home / Reynolds Recycling


22. Star City Recycling

23. flathead recon

Flathead Glass Recycling is Northwest Montana’s only glass pulverizing resource. Glass recycling events as fundraisers for non-profits are currently scheduled

24. Recycling Glass

25. RecycleNash

26. Dapper Glass

Curbside Residential and Business Glass Recycling in Kansas City and surrounding areas.

27. Dlubak Glass

Dlubak Glass Company is the nations leading glass recycling company

28. glassbandit

Glass recycling pickup for homes and businesses. GlassBandit provides affordable curbside pickup for residential homes making glass recycling convenient for those in the greater Kansas City area. Additionally, GlassBandit serves apartments, condos, restaurants / bars, and other businesses.

29. Welcome to Glass Aggregate Systems

30. Prism Glass Recycling

31. ACE Glass Recycling

32. Atlas Glass

Atlas Glass is Kansas City’s curbside glass recycler, in partnership with the good people at Ripple Glass. Now, recycling glass in Kansas City is easier than ever.

33. Cornwall Cullet – Waste Glass Collection Services

34. The Recycling Partnership

35. KB Recycling

36. Recycle Capital

Recycle Capital offers solutions for paper, cardboard, plastic, and metal recycling, document shredding, as well as waste reduction services for manufacturers, printers, publishers, and paper intensive office environments.

37. Recycling Ireland

38. Just a moment...

39. Clearaway

Clearaway provide waste disposal and recycling collection services using Wheelie Bin, Rear End Loader (REL) and Roll On Roll Off (RoRo) containers.