Spartanburg County, S.C. has been without a glass recycling program for several years, and now one small business is looking to bring that program back to residents.

March 22, 2024

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Spartanburg County, S.C. has been without a glass recycling program for several years, and now one small business is looking to bring that program back to residents.

In 2016, Spartanburg County stopped recycling glass because local processors stopped accepting it, but Zeb Parsons and his proactive approach to recycling is bringing glass recycling back. In 2019, Parsons started his own business, Bricolage Dynamics, a company which recycles glass into sand.

“We are turning recycled glass into local sand so we pick-up all-around Greeneville, townhomes business, bars, restaurants. We take that glass to Pickens and pulverize it into a variety of sand,” Parsons said.

“At the moment we are going 10 to 15 tons a month. I think the Greenville community alone could support 50 tons a month so that’s what we are working into.”

Parsons next goal is to bring his glass recycling programs to Spartanburg County.

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