Here at Ripple Glass, we love hearing unique stories about glass recycling- and that goes double when the stories involve kids! One such story came to us recently about an entrepreneurial 12-year old boy named David Williams. Inspired by his older sister’s money-making venture throwing newspapers, David started a little business of his own hauling…

A year and a half ago, Greg Hunsucker, owner of V’s Italian Ristorante in Independence, decided to make the transition into becoming not only a more responsible citizen but an excellent example for all restaurant and business owners. Greg said it all started with one customer who noticed the restaurant’s staff hauling glass to a…

Here in the Midwest, we experience extreme temperatures on both ends of the spectrum. The summers are hot and humid, and the winters are incredibly cold. For just a few weeks in the fall and the spring, we can turn off our heating and cooling and throw our windows open, but most of the year…

To say the Johnson County Community College Center for Sustainability is doing their part environmentally would be an understatement. Between their 2,000 square foot warehouse, compost shed, first-ever satellite rain catcher and 2.5 acre farm, the Center for Sustainability has made a positive impact on not only JCCC but the wider community as well. Krystal…

Dear Ben, Sometimes my glass has neck rings, labels, corks, or event dried food. Can I still recycle it in a Ripple Glass bin? All the best, Glass Purist   Dear ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­G.P. – Yes! Ripple Glass’ state-of-the-art processing facility is equipped with optical sensors and good-old-fashioned magnets and vaccums to remove non-glass material. Feel free…