Carlow below the national average for recycling glass

Credit: Carlow People

County Carlow recycled fewer glass bottles and jars per head of population than the national average in the first eight months of this year, according to figures just released by Rehab Glassco, Ireland’s largest glass recycling company

The figures published to mark Repak Recycling Week show that in the first eight months of 2015, 53 glass bottles and jars were recycled per head of population in County Carlow. This figure is below the national average of 55 bottles and jars per person.

The figures also show that in that period, 580 tonnes of glass were collected in County Carlow for recycling.

The busiest recycling site in the county was Askea Church in Carlow Town, with 92 tonnes deposited in the bottle banks provided there.


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