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    where to sell my glass from scrapped windows

    Does anyone know where i can sell the glass from my scrapped out windows



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    I have been wondering what to do about glass i need to look and see if anyone around me buys it glass is somthing you can always get
    Get outtta here you scrapper

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    Ripple Glass is in KC...........but they won't pay you. It would be hard to find someone to buy it from you.

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    I only know of one place that buys glass, plastic, cardboard in addition to metal, in Huntsville, TX. BUT, for instance I turned in 78 lbs of cardboard, and only got 3 cents, so I don't mess with anything besides metal now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rca987 View Post
    I only know of one place that buys glass, plastic, cardboard in addition to metal, in Huntsville, TX. BUT, for instance I turned in 78 lbs of cardboard, and only got 3 cents, so I don't mess with anything besides metal now.
    That had to be like a kick in the gut lol

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    Eh, not so much, it all had fit in my corolla that i had before my truck, and the place was only 2 miles up the road. nothing huge lost. Useful information gained though.

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    We have a glass factory in the next town over that will buy glass...They make containers for food and so on....However, I do not think that they pay a lot for glass....Probably just a few cents per pound at best if not less.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rca987 View Post
    Eh, not so much, it all had fit in my corolla that i had before my truck, and the place was only 2 miles up the road. nothing huge lost. Useful information gained though.
    Yea anytime ive had a bad exp scrapping i just looked at it like oh well i learn not to do that again

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    You might want to look at getting a tumbler and making the glass into something a paving company can use to build roads with. Any really thick plate glass can be used to make knapped arrowheads with, and with a glass cutter and a wet sander you can make a pile of glass shelving....

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    I sell glass here at work. You would be sick if you knew the amount of mark-up on glass. Somewhere I read, that everytime glass changes hands, it doubles in price.
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    If you go to fairs and community festivals you might be able to find a glass worker that will buy the glass off of you to remelt as long as the glass isn't dirty. A friend of mine has a kiln and melts random bits of glass he comes across into useable items.

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    If you get any of the thicker glass panels put them on craigslist. I made good money on a few that I sold from a office demo. Guy was building a greenhouse.

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    If they are prior to about 1920 and have "wavy" glass there is a building materials yard in Gonzales TX that is trying to charge me $25/sq. ft. So the stuff is valuable, and I can tell you here in the San Antonio area it is scarcer than hen's teeth, esp. in larger dimensions (>35").
    Quote Originally Posted by smokemaker68 View Post
    Does anyone know where i can sell the glass from my scrapped out windows


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