Recycled glasses - where to get recycled glassware

By staff writers
21 Feb 2007
Recycled glassware, whether it be desert bowls, wine glasses or tumblers are now easy to locate and cheap to buy. They are now even being produced by fairtrade sources. There are a number of sources such as The Ethical Superstore which produce stylish and environmentally friendly recycled glassware.


Recycled wine glassesRecycled wine glasses

These fantastic avant garde pieces are from one of the very few glass companies in the world that only use 100% recycled glass, with no additional raw materials added. Made near Valencia, the producers say that they 'simply ooze Mediterranean style'. Cool & contemporary they are generous stemmed glasses for water and wine.

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Fairtrade and recycled wine glassesTraidcraft fairtrade recycled wine glasses

Get set for summer entertaining with this beautiful range of pale green recycled glassware from well known producer of ethical goods, Traidcraft. These are ideal for serving fair trade drinks, from refreshing fruit juices to tasty wines. You might even freshen up your glass with some fairtrade wine.

Pale green in colour, the Producer CRISIL is a glass-making factory situated in Cochabamba, central Boliva. It is a family-owned business begun by two brothers, Carlos and Walter Bustos, after one of them spent some years in the USA but wanted to return to his home country.

CRISIL currently employs around 100 people as well as providing employment for used-bottle collectors who supply the factory with glass for recycling. CRISIL has been involved in product development consultation and been given technical assistance in recent years to help the business develop.

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Recycled milk glasses Recycled milk glasses

Dishwasher safe, these are very funky and stylish. The Natural Collection, who produce them, say that most desirable objects are those that merge integrity with an expression of individuality and help to create an atmosphere where we share and enjoy our lives. The design of these beautiful recycled glasses was based on the passionate desire to merge the love of nature with the love of design.

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Recycled wine glasses Fairtrade recycled tumblers

Get set for summer entertaining with this beautiful range of pale green recycled glassware, ideal for serving fair trade drinks, from refreshing fruit juices to tasty wines. Dishwasher safe and pale green in colour, they also come from CRISIL - a glass-making factory situated in Cochabamba, central Boliva. It is a family-owned business begun by two brothers, Carlos and Walter Bustos, after one of them spent some years in the USA but wanted to return to his home country.

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Recycled glass dishesRecycled desert bowls

Recycled desert glass bowls available from The Ethical Superstore are an elegant and versatile shape that's perfect for soft drinks, sundaes and other sweet temptations. With a rustic green tint, they are hand-moulded using recycled glass. They are easy to order online and dispatched in sets of three.

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