Collect-a-Can | Infrastructure news - Part 2

Collect-a-Can

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A viable income source for the unemployed

Collect-a-Can’s Cash for Cans initiative safeguards the livelihood of thousands of unemployed South Africans. Zimasa Velaphi, public relations and marketing manager of Collect-a-Can, encourages those that are unemployed and in particular unemployed...
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Is used motor oil dumping killing our country?

South Africa generates 120 million litres of used motor oil each year, so where does the used oil and its containers go and what impact could it have on the environment if it is not recycled? Used motor oil contains harmful compounds and...

Collect-a-Can is turning 20!

Southern Africa’s metal can and packaging recovery company, Collect-a-Can has been minimising the negative impact of used metal cans on the environment and creating awareness about the importance of recycling and litter reduction for the past 20...

COLLECT-A-CAN

Stand A3 Contact person: Zimasa Velaphi Address: PO Box 30500, Kyalami, 1684 E-mail:   Jenette@collectacan.co.za Tel:  +27 (0)11 466 2939 Fax: 086 661 0462 Website: www.collectacan.co.za Our goal is to be the most successful, self-sustaining,...
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Aerosol can recycling hits new high

Aerosol cans are among the most recycled packaging in South Africa, namely metal cans. Collect-A-Can has announced that the 2011recovery rate for used beverage cans was 72%. (This recovery rate provides the measure for the industry as a whole. When...

Trekking 3000km for trash

Camilla Howard and Michael Baretta will be spending seven months from October 2012 to April 2013 traversing 3 300km of South African coastline on foot. With bins on their backs, these social-change adventurers plan to clean up the beaches and put a...