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Joyce Coomer: Glass recycling

Joyce Coomer writes:
Once again . . .

Several years ago, the Lexington Herald-Leader had an article about a grass crusher/tumbler that the state owned. It could be taken to different counties, as they requested or needed it. Tumbled glass could be used as a landscaping item and the county could sell the tumbled glass by the pound.

I know first-hand that broken glass has an interesting effect in a flower bed. Ten or fifteen years ago, the back glass in the camper top had somehow gotten broken (and I didn't realize it), and when I opened the back glass to get something out of the bed of the truck, the pieces fell out into my March flower bed. I didn't bother picking it up as it was safety glass, but noticed that it glinted nicely in sunshine and even in moonlight.

A couple of weeks ago, I noticed there were still several pieces of the glass visible around the March flowers, and it was a nice contrast to the leaves from last fall.

Perhaps the judge's office could question someone in Frankfort about this machine. - Joyce M. Coomer
Latest story on glass recycling: Adair Solid Waste looking to Pulaski Co. for glass recycling



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