The ABC of recycling

Publication - September 18, 2010
To many people, recycling sounds like a far fetched concept that can only be related to big corporations. But in fact everyone can be involved at every level - and this guide will show you how.

The first step in the recycling process is the consciousness that one's waste can be put back to use because recycling is the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products. With this consciousness, you can then become proactive in the recycling process.

South Africa produces nearly 67 million cubic metres of waste per year. The Gauteng province, notably Johannesburg, generates the highest volume of waste in South Africa. However, the good news is that between 50% and 80% of this waste is recyclable and compostable.

If you start recycling now, you can make a difference! Download the guide to get started:

The ABC of recycling