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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

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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.

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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.

Show your love for glass, with your art!

Show your love for glass, with your art!

The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) called for all graffiti artists to submit their art for its Art for Glass Graffiti Competition in order to stand a chance to have their art displayed on glass recycling banks in Johannesburg! Artists who are passionate for art and...

Focus on glass and recycling trends

Focus on glass and recycling trends

Being green is a big trend globally, but are South Africans doing enough to make a positive difference to the environment? The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC), our national body encouraging glass recycling, discusses the factors impacting on recycling successes and...

Schools get a gold for going green

Schools get a gold for going green

The Glass Recycling Company’s (TGRC)’s Annual Schools Competition results are out and once again the winning schools around the country have been recognised for their dedication to protecting our environment through glass recycling. In 2018 alone, schools across the...

Nine remarkable facts about returnable glass bottles

Nine remarkable facts about returnable glass bottles

The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) encourages both the recycling of glass bottles and jars as well as the return of reusable glass bottles to retailers and traders. Here are nine facts we’re sure you didn’t know about returnable (or reusable) glass bottles: Annually,...

Turning waste into sustainable wealth

Turning waste into sustainable wealth

This Women’s Month, The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) is celebrating women in recycling and the positive impact they have on both our environment as well as communities. And as an example, the story of glass recycling entrepreneur, Lorraine Mpule Matlou, bears...