Recycle Right

Mirror and window glass

Do not place mirrors & window glass in your curbside recycling.


Not all glass can be recycled.  The following types of glass items do not belong in your curbside recycling or SWACO recycling location:

  • No light bulbs
  • No crystal
  • No mirror or window glass
  • No ceramics such as dishware or ovenware
  • To learn more about the types of glass that can be recycled in Franklin County, please refer to the frequently asked questions page. 
Quick Tip

If the ceramics or glass items are in usable condition, consider donating them to a local charity that can reuse or resell the items to help support their mission. To avoid mirror shattering, place tape across in an “X” pattern.


If mirror or window pane is broken, place in a durable container to ensure safety of trash collection personal.

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