Glass Recycling Summit Photos November 20, 2019 by Courtney Selstad Photos from the November 14th tour of the Strategic Materials facility in Saint Paul and summit at Lake Como Pavilion. Click the thumbnails to see full sized photos. The tour group stands next to a large pile of glass to be processed. Joe Meierhof from Strategic Materials led one of the tour groups. Collection bins for glass. A Strategic Materials employee showcases the intermediate product. A Redwave machine used for vacuum removal of paper contaminants. A processing machine. The fine grinding machinery. Close-up of the fine grinding machinery. Joe Meierhof showcases the green glass final product. Close-up of the final clear glass product. Joe Meierhof explains the contaminants removal process. A large pile of contaminants. Batteries and other contaminants waste bin. Bins for non-ferrous and ferrous metal contaminants. Dan VanKorn from Strategic Materials begins his presentation. Scott DeFife of the Glass Packaging Institute called in from Washington D.C. William Sorokes from Strategic Materials. Kyle Fiebelkorn from Anchor Glass called in from a western Minnesotan deer camp. Wayne Gjerde from the MPCA. Kellie Kish from the City of Minneapolis. Susan Heffron from the MPCA. Bill Keegan from Dem-Con Materials Recovery. Kate Devanport from Eureka Recycling. Kate Davenport answering questions.