WHY WASTEPRENEURS

WastePreneurs is an initiative aimed at uplifting the informal waste collectors that operate throughout Johannesburg, while simultaneously providing a professional collection service for you the resident. The initiative will also ensure your waste does not end in landfills destroying the environment.

Empowering People

By setting up a Local Community Collecting Centre, the WastePreneurs are saved hours of arduous trekking across town to on- sell their waste and will increase their earning potential substantially as they will be able to collect more waste per day.

A FOCUS ON RECYCLING

The waste that WastePreneurs deposit at the Local Community Collectiion Centre is transported to , and then sorted at the Newtown central hub. Some products are on- sold like glass for crushing and cardboard and newsprint for pulping,

INVOLVING THE COMMUNITY

Residents are encouraged to get involved with the WastePreneurs and the recycling process by sorting the waste into three separate clear refuse bags that will be provided by the WastePreneurs. One bag is designated for paper and cardboard, one for tins and plastic and one…

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