A glass bank is placed in areas where members of the community are able to easily access the bank and bring their glass for recycling.

Please remember:

  • Glass banks are placed in locations around South Africa for public convenience.
  • Glass Banks are emptied by an authorized service provider who removes the glass to be recycled
  • Each glass bank holds approximately 1 800 bottles or 600kg when full
  • Glass banks are available free of charge (subject to terms and conditions)
  • Glass banks are made from recyclable material

Ideal locations for placement of glass banks:

  • Schools and universities
  • Large residential complexes and estates
  • Service stations, malls, large retailers, restaurants
  • Large office parks
  • Community centers or places of worship

There are several criteria for the placement of a glass bank, these include:

  • A suitable site and a willing site owner
  • A local entrepreneur who is able to service and collect the glass
  • Sufficient need to warrant a glass bank

Visibility and accessibility to the general public.

Please note:

  • The placement of a glass bank is subject to these criteria being met.
  • If you are interested in placing a glass bank on your premises, please fill in an online application form below or click the “download form” button for a printable version and fax it to us: 011 463 4772

Online Application for Glass Bank