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In pictures: Recycling in Pontypridd
Sandbags and bricks

The glass is taken off to nearby Nationwide Glass where it is crushed into tiny 3mm pieces of sand.

It is used for various industrial purposes such as bedding for paving slabs and central reservations, pipeliners and flooring.

The firm is currently experimenting with making a brick which is 20% crushed glass. It also provides sandbags for Llanelli town council to use against flooding.

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