Tag: Recycled Glass

Researchers use recycled glass to filter raw water [News]

Researchers use recycled glass to filter raw water [News] By Wayne Chan, Channel NewsAsia, 21 Dec 2011. A team of researchers from Ngee Ann Polytechnic has found a cheaper and more environmentally-friendly way to filter raw water – using recycled glass. The project, called GLASSwater, has helped the polytechnic’s Environmental & Water Technology Centre of Innovation (EWTCOI) secure S$10.3 million…

Glass Recycling

Glass Recycling In Singapore, 73,500 tonnes of glass waste was generated in 2013 and the recycling rate is 20%. Glass waste is usually sorted and exported overseas for recycling as there are no glass recycling plants in Singapore. Let’s take a closer look at glass recycling: 1. Types of Glass for Recycling Glass bottles, jars, containers and glass sheets are collected and sorted into the different…