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Recyclable products

 

CANS

Aluminium & metal food and beverage cans Grade UBC

CLEAR PLASTICS

Clear and shrink wrap plastics

E-WASTE

Computers, laptops, printers, washing machines, tumble dryers, dish-washers

GLASS

Wine bottles, Beer Bottles, Sauces.

WHITE PAPER – HL1

White paper, printing paper

PLASTIC – HDPE

Milk bottles, shampoo bottles, detergent bottles

CARD BOXES

Corrugated card boxes

MIXED PLASTICS

MAGAZINES 

MIXED PAPER CMW

PLASTICS – PET MIX

PLASTICS – PET 

POLY PROP

TETRA PACK

Steel and Aluminium

POLYSTYRENE 

 

Batteries and motors

 

NEWSPAPER

What we don’t recycle

 
Although The Recyclers would like to recycle all recyclable products there are some technical issues in South Africa that puts constraints on certain recyclable products.
Here then a list of what The Recyclers don’t recycle or products that are not currently recyclable in
South Africa:

  • Plastic food packaging containers (ex. fruit, sandwich and cake containers)
    • Although it states recyclable, there are technical issues in SA with recycling this type of containers.
  • Polystyrene food packaging containers
  • Any food contaminated containers or products
  • Food Wrappers
  • Any plastics containing foil (ex. Chips and chocolate wrappers, detergent plastics, dog food plastics)
  • Paint tins
  • Syringes
  • Used tissue or toilet paper
  • Window glass or Windscreen glass
  • Light bulbs (Please recycle at your nearest Pick a Pay)
  • Hardware tubes, lubricants or adhesives
  • Rubber, sponge and inflatable devices
  • Garden refuse
  • Wood and building material
  • No wet waste
  • Fibre glass
  • Nappies
  • Straws

CONTACT

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Vernon Jevon — 082 448 8161
Vernon@therecyclers.co.za

info@therecyclers.co.za

The Recyclers (PTY) Ltd 2017/328765/07
Pretoria East