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‘TIS THE SEASON TO GO GREEN

– 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 filled with exuberance and excess! […]

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The infinite possibilities of glass

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 is in its molten state […]

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Remember Gorgeous Glass in the Month of September

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 10th year in operation! TGRC […]

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Banking for a better environment 

“If you change one thing about yourself, you have the potential to change everything!”  This was a closing thought from Brent Lindeque, Good Things Guy and guest speaker at The Glass Recycling Company’s (TGRC) Annual Green Dialogues held last week. The success of TGRC’s dedication to change is highlighted by the latest national glass recycling […]

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As 2015 draws to a close we thank YOU!

Over one billion glass bottles and jars were recycled in the past year alone; as a result during this period in excess of 225 000 tons of carbon emissions were saved simply by recycling glass. We thank all of our partners, entrepreneurs and shareholders for supporting us and turning the tide against waste!  We continue […]

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Malls, Restaurants & Bars Go Green

Throughout the past few months our Business Development team has worked tirelessly with the hospitality industry including an array of restaurants, sports clubs and bars who have embraced glass recycling. Countrywide, more and more businesses are realising the expectation by their customers of environmentally sound behaviour. In addition, if businesses in the public eye, such […]

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Entrepreneurs Supporting Recycling

TGRC consistently engages with eager entrepreneurs assisting many to start their own businesses and helping organisations to grow by providing valuable advice and assistance. Advice to potential customer bases and glass sources is always appreciated by start-up recycling entrepreneurs. TGRC also provides suggestions regarding best collection routes to reduce carbon footprint and maximise fuel efficiency […]

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Spring Cleaning

During September, in celebration of National Clean-Up and Recycle Week, a number of clean up and recycling awareness activities took place. TGRC got involved through pitching in as well as through sponsorship on some of the key tools required for the clean ups. This included refuse bags, T-shirts and heavy duty gloves to lend a […]

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Events, Partners & Projects

The Durban Green Corridor is a cultural and environmental conservation project, an initiative of the eThekwini Municipality and the Duzi uMngeni Conservation Trust and primarily focuses on local job creation and social empowerment of community members and conservation of the uMngeni River. In the past there had been a lot of littering and glass bottles […]

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