BROOMFIELD, Colo. (CBS4)– Colorado’s first bottle-to-bottle glass recycling plant opened on Wednesday.

The Momentum Recycling LLC plant is located on Dillon Road in Broomfield.

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Officials say the glass is separated at a different plant and then brought to the plant in Broomfield to be sanitized and separated by color.

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Then the glass is sent off to a different plant for future production.

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About 15 people were hired to work at the facility.

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