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  • GLASS RECYCLING
    • We do this project to:
    • Find the tonnes of glass that we throw in different places
    • Know more information about recycling glass process
    • It’s 100% recyclable
    • It melts at 1500 ºC
    • It’s hard, transparent and fragile
    • It’s an isolating material
    • Windows and bottles
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    • 1. Separate and classify the glass by colours
    • 2. Remove labels and metallic tops
    • 3. Clean and bleach it
    • 4. Break the glass in small parts and melt in a furnace at 1.500 ºC (50% of recycled glass and 50% of raw glass)
    • There isn’t a limit on the number of times it can be recycled.
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    • 1977: ANFEVI (Associació Nacional Empreses Fabricació Automàtica Envasos de Vidre)
    • 1982: Beginning of glass recycling
    • First green container in Spain
    • 1995: ANFEVI created ECOVIDRIO for selective collection of glass
  • Provinces Tonnes People Barcelona 101.358,58 5.416.447 Tarragona 16.926,85 788.895 Lleida 8.458,88 426.872 Girona 20.803,23 731.864 Castellar del Vallès 377,11 22.626
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  • Irene Rodríguez Maria Méndez Carla Abad Eve Batiste-Alentorn