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By June Soh
Washington
31 March 2008
 
The Art of Conservation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, says approximately 13 million tons of glass waste was generated across the country in 2006.  Yet only about 22% was recovered for recycling.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says approximately 13 million tons of glass waste was generated across the country in 2006. Only about 22% was recovered for recycling.

With increased awareness of the need to protect the environment, some individuals have come up with innovative ways to re-use normally discarded products.  In this report, VOA's June Soh shows how a glass artist in a Maryland suburb is doing his part to make a positive difference in preserving the environment for future generations.  Carol Pearson narrates the story.

 

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