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After a successfully completed 2013 project, volumes achieved within 16 months, Remade applied for further POLYCO funding. This time the requirement was for collection cages to improve their collection capabilities. All cages are currently in operation.

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Pick Up Waste is an established business in Potchefstroom. A growth opportunity to increase collections of post-consumer polyolefins plastics from businesses, residences and industries in around Potchefstroom presented itself, and Pick Up Waste applied to POLYCO for funding in order to convert their collection trucks and to purchase more cages. “Thanks to POLYCO’s funding, we …

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Neo Recycling is a BBEEE level 4 company that collects and buys recyclable domestic waste from a variety of sources (including local businesses, individuals and the landfill site) within Thabazimbi and sells this to recycling companies. At the time they applied to POLYCO for funding, they required a baler, a scale, bags and two trailers …

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Situated in Meadowlands, south of Johannesburg, close to a local landfill and just off the Golden Highway, Mary Recycling has access to an abundance of post-consumer packaging. Owner Vincent Zwelindaba required baling capacity to assist with the logistics side of his operation. He applied to POLYCO for a grant in 2015. As a direct result …

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Based in Nancefield, Gauteng, Aspigon was an established BBEEE collector who had an abundance of post-consumer polyolefin packaging material, but lacked the capacity to bale and transport the material to the recyclers. POLYCO granted owner Bongani Mashinini a grant in 2015 in order to purchase a much-needed baler, granulator and a pallet jack with which …

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Anti-Waste has grown from a hobby to one of the largest recycling waste management companies in the Limpopo province. It is a family run business that delivers in excess of 1000 tons of recyclable waste per month. They also operate a successful buy back centre in Polokwane which was instrumental in developing recycling infrastructure in …

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A2 Recycling is a small BBEEE collector that works off the Luipaardsvlei landfill in Krugersdorp, from where plastics are collected and transported back to the company’s premises for sorting and baling. Mark Novusa successfully applied for a grant from POLYCO, which he used to purchase a baler, a pallet jack to assist with the loading …

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I have been doing this (recycling) since I’ve been 11 years old. I’m the best at what I do. I don’t know if I can do anything else, maybe find a job as a labourer, but it’s difficult to find this work. For this recycling we sometimes make R50 a bag for plastics, it’s not …

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Recycled plastics – especially polyolefin materials – should not be treated like waste without further use. Quite the contrary – it is a useful resource that gets turned back into useful items and provides jobs.’ – Mandy Naudé – CEO, Polyco   We at POLYCO are always on the lookout for interesting stories that relate …

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Remade

Late in 2012, Remade registered their interest to work with POLYCO in order to grow a part of their business that showed good potential, but which did require some support from the industry role-players concerned to help lift it to the next level. ‘From our very first meeting and facility audit, we were confident in the management …

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