Broken Glass

Recycle Curbside

Broken glass bottles and jars can go in the recycling, but broken glassware and pyrex must go in the garbage.

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Do Not Recycle Broken Drink Glasses & Pyrex

Broken stemware, other drink glasses, porcelain and Pyrex cannot be recycled. These types of glass are made from mixed materials that will contaminate the glass recycling process for bottles and jars.

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Broken Bulbs Sometimes HHW

Depending on the type of bulb, you may need to dispose of it as Household Hazardous Waste. Find out what to do with broken bulbs.

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Double Bag Large Items

Put large pieces of broken glass inside two layers of plastic bags, and then label the bags as broken glass. Set labeled bags next to the garbage.

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Seal Off Small Items

Place small broken glass items in a small plastic bag or wrap them in newspaper. Dispose of those items in the trash.