Co-op now has glass recycling drop-off

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A new yellow glass drop-off recycling dumpster has been placed at the Los Alamos Cooperative Market as an added convenience for residents to participate in the program.
The program now includes four drop-off locations: Los Alamos Co-op, Sullivan Field, Los Alamos County Eco Station and Overlook Park Convenience Center. Residents can recycle glass bottles and jars of all colors at any of these locations.
“I am happy that the co-op is now a glass drop off location, which allows customers to save time by combining shopping trips with glass and TerraCycle recycling trips.  As a cooperative, we are always looking for ways to improve and encourage sustainability as well as develop community partnerships,” said Los Alamos Co-op Outreach Coordinator Sandra West.
The new glass recycling dumpster adds to the recycling program at the store that includes the Terracycle program, which enables residents to recycle chip bags, cereal box liners, cereal bags and packaging from Bear Naked products. Front End Manager Cody Ulibari said, “I’m extremely enthusiastic, through the help of the county, the co-op continues to exceed in environmental excellence.”