Recycled glasses from beer bottles

By staff writers
December 9, 2008
The original recycled Grolsch bottle has now been complemented by a range of other designs

Find out more about the recycled beer bottle glasses and buy them here

If you are looking for something stylish as well as green, then have a look at these funky recycled glasses from Green Glass.

Made out of recycled beer bottles, they come in a range of colours and different styles, made out of Grolsch, Sol and Corona beer bottles.

Stylish and eco-friendly, these recycled glasses are produced by a technique developed in Africa. Their production also works on a worthwhile principle. Small mobile containers produce the recycled glass by hand, the idea being that wherever there are waste bottles - jobs can be created by introducing a mobile production plant on the back of a lorry - its a simple and cheap solution to poverty and waste.

Every bottle goes through seven different processes in its transformation. Each glass is cut, the edge ground and then melted to create a smooth surface to drink from. To make the recycled glasses as strong and hard-wearing as possible they are then annealed in a long oven at varying temperatures for 2 hours. Once out of the oven the glasses are printed and sandblasted with funky designs.

Anyone who says you shouldn't drink from the bottle has clearly never seen these glasses! Everyone knows that the glass you drink from is just as important as the beer you drink, and with these glasses, the style complements the substance perfectly.

Taking recycling to the next level, these sturdy, attractive goblets are sure to prove a talking point in anyone's home, and are perfect for parties, bars and everyday usage.

And if you are looking to get the recyced glasses cheaply, then we have found just the place...

Find out more about the recycled beer bottle glasses and buy them here

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