Recycling and other green trends

February 16, 2018 News

Being green is certainly seen to be trendy, but while many are claiming to be, are they actually green? A remarkable fact is that 86% of all glass packaging used in South Africa annually is prevented from entering landfill through the dual efforts of recycling and the use of returnable […]

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TGRC Mandela Day

August 25, 2017 News

The team from The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) spent their 67 minutes for Mandela Day at Kingsmead College in Rosebank actively repurposing waste materials including plastic bags, newspapers and even recycled billboard materials creating well-insulated, warm sleeping bags for the homeless in the Joburg inner city. “A warm place to […]

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Ready, Set, Recycle!

 We have kicked off 2017 the green way by launching this year’s Annual Glass Recycling Schools Competition. We invite you and your school to get involved and make a difference to the environment! Learners, teachers and parents are encouraged to participate and do their part in reducing their carbon footprint […]

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Love glass during the month of love

February 10, 2017 News

Glass is synonymous with quality and its many characteristics, from the different textures, its clarity and striking colours, have led to the beautiful packaging becoming iconic. We have a heart for glass and so should you! There are many reasons to love glass; it’s the healthiest packaging solution as it […]

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Make 2017 your year to get off your glass and recycle!

January 19, 2017 News

 Make 2017 your year to get off your glass and recycle!  With New Year’s resolutions on the cards for 2017, but with the possibly of good intentions being quickly forgotten and old habits sneaking, why not rather implement easy “green” behaviours that are as simple as they are beneficial.  Unlike […]

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December 13, 2016 News

– Are you recycling this silly season? – December holidays are finally here – now is the time for us to revel in the festive season and make the most of the long summer days. We wine and dine more than any other time of year. The festive season is […]

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The infinite possibilities of glass

October 11, 2016 News

The infinite possibilities of glass The story of how glass recycling can change lives Glass is one of the world’s most prevalent and sustainable materials. It is both hard enough to use as building resources for our homes or offices and flexible enough to create inspiring works of art. Glass […]

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Remember Gorgeous Glass in the Month of September

September 13, 2016 News

September is Glass Recycling Month, so why don’t you get off your ‘glass’ and recycle! September 2016 is an especially noteworthy month for The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) as not only is it Glass Recycling Month; an important month for awareness of glass recycling in South Africa, but also TGRC’s […]

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