Residents of Sioux City, Iowa have recently embraced a change in their glass recycling. When the City decided to end glass recycling as a part of its single stream recycling program at the end of 2016, they came up with a new solution for residents. That solution was partnering with Ripple Glass to offer glass…

IKEA is Ripple Glass’ newest glass recycling host, and we have partnered with Bridging The Gap to spread the word about glass recycling in Merriam, Kansas! Our team of volunteer AmGlassadors will help us to deliver more than 8,000 door-hangers (printed on recycled paper, of course!) to nearby residents in the Merriam area. We are…

The team at Ripple Glass was dismayed to learn of the passing of Mike Darby. Mike was the first business owner in Kansas City to become Ripple Glass Certified at Coach’s Bar & Grill at 103rd Street. Before commercial routes were available to collect glass from businesses, Mike found room for a roll-off container behind…

Dear Ben, My Pyrex baking dish just broke! Can I recycle that? Signed, Pan You Help Me Dear Kitchen Calamity – Unfortunately, we cannot recycle heat tempered glass. To make new products from recycled glass, it’s melted. Heat-resistant glass doesn’t melt at the same temperature and causes problems for our end users. We can happily…

On behalf of the co-founders, Board of Directors and investors of Ripple Glass, I’m delighted to announce the promotion of Michelle Goth, Regional Program Director, to the newly created position of General Manager – Kansas City. As the General Manager, Michelle will be responsible for all facets of the primary revenue-driving engine of Ripple’s business,…

(for friends, family, or even yourself!) Glass recycling is important. Glass is one of the only materials that can be recycled over and over again into the same product. Unlike paper or plastics, glass can be recycled right back into another bottle or jar. Recycling one ton of glass saves exactly one ton of raw…

Ripple Glass has some exciting news to announce, and we believe it will make our partnership with you better than ever! As you know, since our 2009 launch, we have contracted with Deffenbaugh Industries (now Waste Management) to service Ripple Glass containers around the metro. This fall, we’re making a change. We have purchased our…

Kansas City is known for its generosity and big heart – which come through in many ways. That includes a bounty of charitable events held in our area each year, combining Kansas Citians’ love of a good time with the ability to help causes that help our community. These events literally could not happen without…

If you’ve been one of the many thousands of Kansas Citians attending “Jazzoo” at the Kansas City Zoo since 2010, you may have noticed (or not!) our distinctive Ripple Glass logo around the grounds. As one of KC’s most popular benefit events, “Jazzoo” and its patrons help feed the 1,700 animals at the Zoo and…

This spring we challenged a group of senior marketing students from the University of Kansas to think outside the box and create a campaign that would get more people to recycle glass. During the semester course, the students developed some inspired ideas, and they will be the foundation for Ripple’s 2017 marketing efforts. Thanks, Jayhawks,…