Of all of the materials that can be recycled, glass is one of the most rewarding in terms of efficiency and value. Here is a statistic - if you place a glass bottle in a landfill, it could take as long as a million years to decompose.
Here's a simple way to reduce your daily waste stream: use reusable coffee filters! You can also use filterless systems, permanent reusable filters, or a french press, but some people prefer the taste of coffee that has been filtered. The great news...you can make one in less than 10 minutes with minimal sewing experience (and save some trees while you're at it)!
10-12 Cup Reusable Coffee Filter Permanent Cone-Style Coffee Maker Machine Filter Gold Mesh With Handle Cafe Coffees Tool