Dandenong glass recycler gets approval to expand

Glass Recycling has been granted a works approval from EPA Victoria to expand its Dandenong South operation, intending to increase processing from 10,000 tonnes to 60,000 tonnes a year.

The application was made in January. Recycled glass will be sold to fibreglass and concrete manufacturers. The site — which has been running since 2017 — will operate 24 hours a day and seven days a week.

The approval covers installation of 

  • Glass crusher
  • Set of vibrating screens
  • Feed Hopper
  • Conveyor belt
  • Dust collector
  • Water sprayers
  • Fire hose reels
  • Fire extinguishers
  • External fire hydrant
  • Exit signage
  • Emergency lighting.  

Picture: www.sustainabilitymatters.net.au

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