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11 Aug

Are you a Smart Recycler? Part 5

Are you a Smart Recycler? Part 5 Hello There Have you ever noticed just how much PLASTIC packaging is used on our everyday products? Food, toiletries, anything for our personal use, it has all been wrapped and bagged for freshness, to make our lives more convenient and simpler, and to look more appealing. But once […]

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11 Aug

Are you a Smart Recycler? Part 3

Recycle 1st is on a mission to educate our supporters and customers through our Smart Recycler Campaign. In the last post we focused on Paper, Cardboard & Boxes. This week we focus on recycling Cans & Metal. As the festive season approaches us, we are certain that there will be loads of cans & metal […]

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11 Aug

Are you a Smart Recycler? Part 2

Paper, rigid cardboard, boxes WHY? Paper, rigid cardboard and boxes are great for recycling and can usually be recycled, if it is clean. Making recycled paper uses 40% less energy and 30% less water, compared to new paper. Recycled paper products are often used to make cardboard for cereal boxes or molded paper products, such […]

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11 Aug

Are you a Smart Recycler? Part 1

Recycle 1st is dedicated to helping individuals and businesses recycle. Let’s change the future of our country 1 bag at a time. We collect your recycling from your doorstep, sort it and deliver it to recyclers who reprocess your waste back into materials that can be used again in the South African manufacturing industry. Awareness […]

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11 Aug

Recycle 1st turns 10

Hi there We hope you that you have had a great start to the year!!! It’s Our 10th Birthday YOU’RE INVITED We will be hosting a Beach Clean-up at Lagoon Beach in Milnerton on the 30th March 2019. You are invited to join us . Please RSVP to Matthew@recycle1st.co.za if you will be joining us […]

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11 Aug

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

Hello Fellow Recycler’s Hop to your recycling bin – but don’t just throw everything in. Here’s our tips for Easter recycling and beyond. The Easter festivities are almost upon us, so your house might soon be full of Easter egg wrappers, boxes, and everything in between. But did you know a lot of that waste […]

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11 Aug

About Recycle 1st

Vision Statement: To be a leader in recyclable waste management by being environmentally responsible, while constantly innovating and providing personalised service. Mission Statement: Consistently deliver the highest quality service, on time every time  To Provide fair working conditions for our staff  Remain committed to developing the skills and abilities of employees We will deliver a […]

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5 Aug

5 adjustments to make your kitchen a Zero-waste or Low-impact one.

The month of May is a most exciting Month indeed, from Workers day to Mother’s Day and lets not forget Election day. Happy Mother’s Day, to All the mothers out there, wishing you all the love and happiness you so richly deserve. We must also not forget our Mother Earth, and make sure that she […]

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5 Aug

Upgrade of our Customer Management System

Hello Recycler We have recently switched over to a new customer management system . Each scheduled collection, the staff go to, they need to mark on the app that the service is done. This is whether, you, the customer, has put out bags or not, the system will send out a message to you from […]

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