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Day at the Registry: New registrants to lobby infrastructure, immigration and finance
News | SAMANTHA WRIGHT ALLEN
Published: Friday, 02/24/2017 5:36 pm EST
Photo courtesy of Éco Entreprises Québec
The glass collected through curbside recycling is sent to a sorting centre where it is sorted, imploded and cleaned (1). It is then sent to conditioners to be processed into micronized glass (2), aggregate (3) or cullet (4). Micronized glass, or "glass powder", is used to produce foam glass (5) and cement additives (6). The aggregates are used as glass mulch in horticulture (7) and added to water filtration (8) and sandblasting (9) systems. Finally, colour-sorted cullet may be melted to produce new glass containers and bottles (10) and mineral wool (11).
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