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Porcelain

Porcelain

Items Accepted

Toilets
Sinks
Tiles
Dishes
Mugs
Bottles
Containers
Lamp bases
Figurines
Pottery

Porcelain items to be recycled.

Accepted at the following sites:

Corral Farm

How to prepare for recycling:

  • Deposit in residential construction waste container.
Why Recycle?
Recycling porcelain saves landfill space and provides for a needed material that can be used as road base around the landfill saving the need to purchase gravel.

Uses:

Porcelain is ground into different sizes for various reuses such as; art projects, rock gardens and paving filler.

Crushed porcelain has also been used when restoring oyster reefs in the Chesapeake Bay and though expensive to transport to the bay, crushed toilets made for an ideal habitat to the bay’s recuperating oyster population. (Chesapeake Bay Journal, 11/04)

Date Last Modified: 06/26/2012

 
 


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