The following contains the exact language (italicized) currently found in a standard commercial Waste Management contract specifically related to recycling services.  In addition to excerpts from the contractual agreement, we will follow up with a plain-language interpretation.

Glass may not be accepted at all locations. [Plain English:  Glass is not able to be recycled in most parts of the US.  Why is this statement in the contract?  Historically, recycling glass has not been economically advantageous.  However there still may be a few areas in the county that might take glass.  Check with your waste hauler to see if they accept glass for recycling.  If it is accepted, usually the colors must be separated into green, brown and clear.]

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