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Carbon Footprint and Energy Update

Among countries measured by absolute carbon dioxide emissions, South Africa is one of 20 countries with the highest emissions per capita. It is with this in mind that Government plans to implement carbon taxes as a means to address climate change. While the scheduled date of this implementation has shifted, carbon tax as a punitive measure […]

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Recycling in South Africa – Closed Loop Recycling

The infinite nature of glass means that it can be recycled endlessly without ever losing its clarity or purity. Bottles and jars manufactured in South Africa contain at least 40% recycled content. Furthermore, we can be very proud that in our country glass fully meets the formal definition of a […]

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Message from our CEO

South Africans have once again proven their passion for preserving the environment. Despite challenges presented by the current economic landscape, our recycling rate has increased to 40.9%. Sustained year-on-year growth means we are achieving what we set out to do by continuing to intensify the rate at which we divert glass from landfills. Passion […]

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Second Annual Green Dialogue

TGRC’s Second Annual Green Dialogue Looks Towards a Green Future for Business May 27th saw the custodian for glass recycling in South Africa, The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) stage its eighth AGM and second annual Green Dialogue (#GreenDialogue) in Sandton, Johannesburg. The tone of the meeting was exceedingly positive as […]

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