Salvaging Glass Supporting Communities
Redefining glass recycling.
Tons of glass approximately are landfilled in Philadelphia annually
Tons of glass recirculated locally since 2020
How We Create Value
We partner with workforce development programs to create sustainable job opportunities that support waste diversion in Philadelphia. By reusing, downcycling, and upcycling glass from our community, we reduce the amount of raw materials needed to produce everyday products.
Repurpose bottles and jars with local goods
Create glass sand to support conservation projects
Reshape bottles and jars into new glassware
BU is a community-based glass recycling program dedicated to reducing glass waste and supporting individuals to reclaim their livelihoods.
A circular economy where used glass creates value locally.
A workforce equipped to tackle climate change.
Every bit makes a difference! Individuals and organizations can help us build a more sustainable Philadelphia. Check out how you can get involved below!
1901 S 9th Street, Bok B08, Philadelphia PA 19148