Silicon dioxide, a mineral found in sand, is in short supply globally. Always recycle your wine bottles.
See also glass for some important information about the components of glass and their impact on the environment.
Look online for crafty upcycling reuses for wine bottles. Here are some ideas.
Donate to someone building a glass bottle house.
Take your wine bottles to the Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre for recycling. Rinse bottles and separate into clear, brown and green glass.
Wine bottle screw caps can be recycled in the aluminium fadge.
Wine bottles should be recycled, please keep from landfill.