Glass Bottle Recycling

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In the days of yore, a team member worked in corporate finance at a company that recycled scrap metal from vehicles, appliances, and whatnot. The end products created, such as rebar and structural steel beams, are found in many buildings and infrastructure products. As such, the metal recycling process is a good example of using technology to improve on resource efficiencies.

Another example of technology enabling better use of resources relates to the recycling of glass.  For a quick summary and several visuals, please reference the article at Planet Money titled “How a Used Bottle Becomes a New Bottle, In 6 Gifs.” The article also references a few links, including this video: “Secrets From the Recycling Plant.

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