Cullet

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cullet

[′kəl·ət]
(design engineering)

Cullet

Crushed waste glass that is returned for recycling. Also, large irregular chunks of glass, produced by the slag from a glass furnace. When the glass cools, it is chipped off the sides of the furnace and later used as a catalyst, in the mixture of the new batch.
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He said: "Companies such as Schweppes for instance could buy PRNs in a similar way to the carbon credits system from glass recycling firms like Nationwide for every tonne of glass they recycled.
Schwalbe said Casella was looking to address some issues brought up by town officials, including a possible increase in traffic if the glass recycling facility were built as proposed.
operates eight glass recycling facilities in the United States.
Leading glass recycling company Berryman Glass (Tel: 01977 608020) has recruited Joanne Hall as Customer Services Manager to support companies in the food and drinks industries to effectively recycle all their waste glass.
Some Oregon cities have even dropped glass recycling from their curbside programs.
New glass recycling bins have been placed outside their premises to encourage staff to 'act green'.
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Yesterday, the two men behind the "dramatic" fraud of the Government's glass recycling subsidy scheme were warned they could face jail.
LOCATIONS for new bottle banks to replace the door-to-door glass recycling service have been announced.
A FORMER construction worker who set up a glass recycling business is hoping for a bright future after expanding into the manufacture of recycled glass furniture for pubs and clubs.
A 25-YEAR-OLD man died after a forklift truck fell on him at a Mersey glass recycling plant.
Our glass is recycled by Glass Recycling UK in Barnsley and Recresco in Ellesmere Port.