Galway City named second best area in Ireland for glass recycling

Galway City has been named the second best area in Ireland for glass recycling.

Figures released by Ireland’s largest recycling company, Rehab Glassco show that both the City and County are above the national average for recycling.

During the first 8 months of the year almost 1,200 tonnes of glass was collected in the City and nearly 2,300 tonnes was collected in the County for recycling.

The city’s busiest bottlebank and also the third busiest in the Country was the Western Distributor Road, with 240 tonnes collected.

While in the County, Oranmore Carpark was the busiest with almost 120 tonnes deposited.

Rehab Glassco Operations Manager, David Farrelly says the figures show that recycling has now become a part of people’s everyday routines.

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