The city of Mobile, Ala. has ended its glass recycling service, citing that it is inefficient to the way the city recycles.

April 4, 2024

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The city of Mobile, Ala. has ended its glass recycling service, citing that it is inefficient to the way the city recycles.

Officials of Mobile made the announcement recently and recycling centers officially ended glass recycling services on April 1.

“Glass is an inefficient, inefficient and the way that that our recycling system operates, and it can be very costly and also not. It can prevent other items from being recycled and it also doesn’t always get recycled in the way that it should,” said Candace Cooksey, city spokesperson.

“And so, in order to ensure that we are recycling the vast majority of materials that are coming through our center, we’ve made the decision to cut glass out.”

Residents can still take other recyclable materials to the city’s recycling centers on Museum Drive and Pinehill Drive. Cooksey noted that the city’s new recycling center should be open within a few weeks.

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