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THE ISSUE

Glass waste entering landfills destroy the environment affecting both humans and nature.

Glass recycling assists in making a difference to climate change

Glass recycling is an opportunity to make a lasting and impactful difference to the environment.

Glass recycling can earn you an income!

Returning your glass bottles has many benefits!

Recycling glass bottles and jars saves energy

#stop
glass
waste

TAKE ACTION

Learn

Get the facts about this issue and how we’re helping.

Participate

Find out about how you can help save the environment.

Share

Let your social media networks know about this important cause.

Find a Bin

Click here to find your nearest glass recycling bank.

WHAT WE DO?

Our goal is to create and maintain a sustainable glass recycling environment in South Africa

Place more bins

We currently have more than 4000 glass banks placed across the country and we regularly place more banks where there is a need.

Education and Training

We continue to go into the field to assist current and new entrepreneur in order to ensure that their glass recycling businesses are successful.

Advocacy and Campaigning

We get involved in community initiatives and corporate social investment projects to assist others where we can.

# Preserving
  our south
  Africa for
  future
  generations

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The local glass recycling rate, which compares very favourably to other countries and cities around the globe.

%

of glass packaging is now diverted from landfill annually through reusing and recycling

The number of tons of CO2 emissions the Glass Recycling Company has prevented from being emitted into the environment in the last year.

Glass entrepreneurs trained and supported during the year.

RECYCLING IN OUR DAILY LIVES

Facts About Recycling

Learn about glass recycling and how to be an effective recycler

How to start GLASS recycling

Glass is a clear choice for your health and the environment!

 See just how much energy you can save by recycling your glass containers.

Clean. Renewable. Efficient.

Working together to create a sustainable tomorrow

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