County Begins Glass Recycling

 

March 14, 2024

Pictured at the new glass recycling bin at the Transfer Station are Director Josh Stutts, Attendant Andy Seiber and County Mayor Jonah Keltner.

Last month, Lewis County Commissioners voted to enter into a contract with Strategic Materials, Incorporated (SMI) in order to begin recycling bottled glass at the Transfer Station.

SMI is the largest glass recycler in North America, and has nearly 50 locations across Canada, the United States and Mexico, including one in Ashland City, Tennessee.

The county has been pursuing an affordable option to recycle glass at the Transfer Station for several years, including issuing bid requests, speaking directly with glass recycling companies, and meeting with local governments across the state wh...



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