Glass to Trash: an investigation by Bradley J Campbell published on 2012/11/27 00:31:14 +0000 Rhode Island recycles 20-25 tons of glass each year. But due to recent legislation passed through the legislature without much oversight... glass now gets thrown away like any old piece of garbage. WRNI broke this story. It was the culmination of a months long investigation. Air date: 7-31-12.