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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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Cleaning Up On Mandela Day

The Glass Recycling Company is committed to keeping SA clean and green During Mandela Month 2015, The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) decided to attract the attention of pedestrians and motorists entering the busy hub of Sandton, and in doing so, draw their attention to the litter and excess waste that lines so many of our […]

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Spruit Day

In June residents of many Johannesburg suburbs had a fantastic opportunity to get involved in National Environment Month and make a difference to their environment. Community members pitched in by participating in a massive clean-up of the Braamfontein Spruit, which took place on Saturday the 7th of June two days after World Environment Day. All […]

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