How Do You Prevent Wine Bottles from Ending up in Landfills? Turn Them into Sand

After retiring from a career buying wine for a grocery store chain in Washington state, Chris Lueck realized there wasn’t a way to recycle glass wine bottles in rural parts of his state. Because of that, many of those bottles were ending up in landfills. Lueck created Ground2Ground, a company that pulverizes used bottles and turns them into sand that can be used anywhere from the beach to the bocce ball court.