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START A GLASS RECYCLING BUSINESS

Job creation and poverty alleviation should be at the forefront of the hearts and minds of every South African business.

FIND A GLASS BANK

A glass bank is a very large container for collecting a community’s recyclable glass.

START RECYCLING GLASS

There are 3 ways to reduce the amount of waste glass in South Africa. Be sure to get your friends, family, colleagues and community involved in recycling.

SOME FACTS

Four incredible facts about glass recycling in South Africa:

GLASS BANKS IN SA

%

OF GLASS RECYCLED

GLASS ENTREPRENEURS TRAINED

%

GLASS DIVERTED FROM LANDFILLS

MILLION GLASS BOTTLES RECYCLED DURING THE ANNUAL SCHOOLS COMPETITION

OPPORTUNITIES CREATED FOR INDIVIDUALS TO EARN AN INCOME

START A BUSINESS

Job creation and poverty alleviation should be at the forefront of the hearts and minds of every South African business.

FIND A GLASS BANK

A glass bank is a very large container for collecting a community’s recyclable glass.

WHY RECYCLE?

Recycling is one of the easiest ways for you to have a positive impact in the environment. There are so many reasons to recycle glass! Click to find out more.

Corporates & Hospitality

All hotels, pubs, restaurants have a vital role to play in creating a culture of sustainable behaviour.

ENTER NOW!!!

SCHOOL COMPETITION

RECYCLE GLASS AND WIN BIG!!!

 

OUR LATEST VIDEO ABOUT RECYCLING

Glass Recycling is like banking! The more we put in, the more we get out. Invest in our environment – recycle glass to bank on a better future for our world. Find a glass bank, where you can recycle your bottles and jars.

Have a Heart for Glass during the Month of Love

Have a Heart for Glass during the Month of Love

During February, the month of love, a great way to share and show your love for the environment, by getting involved in glass recycling! You can have a heart for glass by reusing your glass jars or recycling your glass bottles and jars.   Super stylish and cost...

Celebrating inspiring ‘green’ women

Celebrating inspiring ‘green’ women

The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) is proud of the many women within the recycling industry who go above and beyond to make a difference to the environment and continuously empower others through their actions. Tiny Khahlenya, based in Ekurhuleni started her recycling...

Converting waste into warmth this winter for Mandela Day

Converting waste into warmth this winter for Mandela Day

On Madiba Day, The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) team spent their 67 minutes for Mandela, converting everyday waste to warmth, by crafting sleeping bags for the homeless. The initiative aims to raise awareness regarding homelessness and poverty experienced in South...