Play ball!!! Yep, its baseball season again, and with our World Champion Kansas City Royals taking the field, it is expected that “The K” will be a very popular destination this season, and that the parking lots will be full of tailgating Royals fans! Tailgating is a KC tradition – and a great add-on to…

I have a broken glass table top. Can I recycle that? Signed, Paned in the Glass   Dear Pane: We’d love to recycle your broken table top! You are welcome to recycle the glass table top at one of our Ripple Glass bins. The sliding side-doors on our bins are about 3-feet square. Just heave…

You may know that Ripple Glass maintains roughly 100 purple bins in the Kansas City metro (we ARE based here, after all!), but did you know that Ripple also receives glass from 6 states and about 70 communities outside of Kansas City? Our farthest regional location is Dubuque, Iowa – 394 miles to the northeast –…

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…

Ask Ben! Dear Ripple Glass Ben – I love to recycle, and I am happy to recycle my glass. I use an old cardboard box to collect my glass, and I’m always afraid the bottom is going to break. Is there a better solution? Signed, Collapsing Cardboard Calamity     Dear C Cubed – Glass…

Recently, a website user emailed us a great question:  is there any way to recycle the caps off my bottles? Yes!  But not the way you think… Before we tell you how to do it, let’s talk about how not to do it.  Don’t throw it loose in your curbside recycling bin!  Yes, lids are…