Dishware and Unleaded Crystal

What to do with dishware and unleaded crystal items

Not recyclable

The following items are not recyclable because they are not made of glass:

  • Ceramic
  • China
  • Corelle
  • CorningWare
  • Porcelain
  • Pyrex
A glass bowl with a lid

Recyclable glass dishware and crystal

Glass dishware such as cups, plates and bowls and crystal (unleaded only) can be recycled at glass drop-off bins and through glass recycling curbside collection services. 

Drinking glass


Glass dishware and crystal can be dropped off at Ripple Glass bins for free. 

Collection services

There are several curbside glass collection services available throughout the metro. 

Where should it go?

Find a recycle spot

Where can you recycle or safely dispose of glassware in the greater Kansas City area? Search our database.