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Thread: Looking for plastic and crt glass buyer in VA

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    Looking for plastic and crt glass buyer in VA

    Anybody know of a plastic buyer in the VA area? I am also looking for a buyer of CRT glass. If you look at the numbers of monitors and TV's being recycled there must be someone in the us that buys them. I would be glad to find a place that would take them for free. Any help would be greatly appreciated.



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    Quote Originally Posted by slaghunter View Post
    Anybody know of a plastic buyer in the VA area? I am also looking for a buyer of CRT glass. If you look at the numbers of monitors and TV's being recycled there must be someone in the us that buys them. I would be glad to find a place that would take them for free. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    As far as I know there's not one CRT buyer here in the midwest. You'll be lucky if you find someone to take them for free.
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    I know there is alot of talk on here about recycling crt glass correctly but since there is no refiner that anyone can find who actually does this????........
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    I don't have any idea about this. But you will search on google and also communicate with those friends who have a knowledge about this. I think there should be some companies which buy plastic for recycling this and create a new thing by reusing this plastic. This is a very nice business actually it is business of recycling any thing and we all know that recycling or I can say that if anything is gonna recycle it means it is going to create a new thing from the plastic which has been previously used.


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    Quote Originally Posted by slaghunter View Post
    Anybody know of a plastic buyer in the VA area? I am also looking for a buyer of CRT glass. If you look at the numbers of monitors and TV's being recycled there must be someone in the us that buys them. I would be glad to find a place that would take them for free. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Just came across this thread from a few years ago, but if you're still looking for a plastic buyer, a new recycler has recently opened in the Lynchburg, VA area - Pure Earth Recycling. They recycle many types of plastic (not just milk jugs, etc.). I take them the leftover plastics from my vacuums, appliances, etc. You can reach them at (434) 944-6262.

    Regarding CRT glass -- I, too, am still looking for someone to buy those. At least right now, the city I live in still picks them up as bulk waste on the curbside (I harvest the metals from inside and reattach the plastic backs). Not sure how long that will last, though.

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    It appears there are at least a couple of CRT refiners in the U.S. now, and also at least one company who processes CRT glass into "Alternative Daily Cover" ("ADC"). What I have read so far is kind of scary about how or why "ADC" was / is a viable option. On the other hand, it does appear that CRT refining is viable and that companies are in operation in America. One of the first ones I am reading about is called ECS Refining. I had previously read about the process of separating lead and glass from CRTs, but at the time I think it was related to a British company whose name escapes me.

    I'm going to keep reading / researching, and I have found several interesting stories / sites on google this morning.


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