Empire Glassworks - Mini Recycler Climbing Pandas Take a "climb" with the pandas! "Climbing pandas"it is covered with worked panda friends and bamboo. This recycler is topped with a panda, provides even percolation Not to big, not too small. Its perfect for a table piece or sharing with your buddies in the garden. Empire Glassworks is an American glass company located in Placentia, CA made up of a team of highly talented and creative glassblowers. A lot of Empire Glass pieces are inspired by popular trends in our society along with themed glass designs modeled after some of the most popular movies and shows.