Recycling Index


Use the Index below to find recycling depots near you. Just click on the appropriate link to start. Please note that our recycling index is a free service and that we rely on the organisations listed to keep their information accurate and up to date, hence Faithful to Nature assumes no responsibility if the information or charges have changed - we would however greatly appreciate your feedback so that we can keep the index 100% accurate.

If you know about any other recycling programmes that are not listed here, please contact us. Your contributions may help many more households on the road to recycling.

Cape Town

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Try using the index above to see if there is a recycling depot near you, and if there is not you can also try the phone numbers listed below for more information.

 

  • To find out if a school near you recycles, call the Fairest Cape on 021 462 2042
  • To recycle old motor oil call the Rose Foundation on 0800 107 107
  • To find out where to recycle glass near you, call Two Oceans Glass Recycling on 021 951 5502
  • To find out if there is a Sappi WOW (War on Waste) bin near you, call 0800 221 330
  • To donate computers call Netday on 011 403-5997 or www.netday.org.za

You could also pay the following companies a small fee to collect your waste from you:

Recycle First

Tel. 083 354 6914

The Goal is to assist individuals and businesses to leave Cape Town in a better place than we found it. Recycle First provides a service of collecting recyclable waste from homes and businesses and delivering these to recyclers who reprocess the material into other products. We RECYCLE so you don't have to!!

Recycle First does a monthly collection starting at R40 per month and they also do collections at businesses.

Mr Recycle

Tel. 079 138 9262

Mr Recycle is a Recyclable Material Collection Service catering for the Recycling needs of Domestic, Corporate and Commercial Venues. Collectively known as PlanetGUARDIANS, we are caring people who have chosen to take responsibility for our Recyclable Materials as a means of creating Sustainable Jobs for All Race, Gender and Class in South Africa. We also make donations to Old Age Homes; Children’s Homes, SPCA and Animal Welfare through the project.

Kool Waste Management

Tel. 083 651 9084

At a cost of only R40.00 per month, we will come and collect your waste (newspapers, magazines, glass bottles and jars, cans, food tins, ice cream containers, all paper, plastic bottles) on a weekly basis and deliver to the Oasis Association who will separate and pass on to the necessary recyclying companies for ongoing processing. We cover all areas in Cape Town

Oasis Association provides services for women , men and children with intellectual disability. These people have a need to be recognised in life and are actively involved in the process of assisting to ensure that our planet is saved!

Abundance Recycling

Tel. 021 674 2497

Abundance Recycling offers the unique service of collecting waste from the home on a weekly basis and delivering it to the Oasis Recycling Depot, where people with intellectual disabilities are given an opportunity to work and gain a sense of self worth. Many of the 365 adults currently working there are primary breadwinners. The project currently recovers 140 tons of waste per month, which is a substantial saving of landfill space.


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Athlone - Express Waste
Johnson Rd
638 6593


Athlone - Proactive Recycling
Opposite Athlone Library

 

 


 

 

Belville, South - Enviroglass
Sacks Circle
951 7645


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Belville - Cape Bottle Wash
Cnr Marvello and Oop Rd
951 6101


Bellville -Dump It
949 0054

 

 


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Cape Town - Citiscrap
29 New Church St
423 0795


Cape Town - Northern Waste
100 Upper Canterbury St
461 1498


Claremont - Oasis Workshop
Lansdowne Rd
671 5100


Claremont - AEP Scrap
Cnr Lansdowne & Duinefontein Rd, Manenberg
692 0531


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Diep River - Cannon Scrap
77 De Waal Rd
712 4583


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Epping Market - AT Recycling
Evans Ave
534 0021

 


Epping - Nampak Recycling
Bertie Ave
534 5346


Epping - Sappi Waste Paper
Hawkins Ave, Epping
531 3077


Epping - Premier Recyclers
Packer Ave, Epping (buys, sells, restores)
534 5962


Elsies River - Kypo Loots
11 6th Ave
592 3215


Elsies River - Waste World
16th St
932 0040


Evans Ave - AT Recycling
534 0021

 

 


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Hermanus - Walker Bay Recycling
(02831) 22035

 

 


Hout Bay - Hout Bay Museum
4 St Andrews Rd
790 4998

 

 


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Kalk Bay - Kalk Bay Recycling
Outspan car park
788 7210


Khayelitsha
Near Shoprite Centre

 

 


Mary Harding Centre
Klipfontein Rd
637 8068

 

 


Kommetjie - KEAG Kommetjie
Imhoff's Gift, Ocean View
783 3433


Kommetjie - False Bay Recycling
Lekkerwater Rd
785 1938


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Langa - Tsoga Community Recycling
Washington St
694 0004


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Mitchells Plain - DJ Waste
Bravo St
376 1098


Mitchells Plain - Henry D
392 7816

 

 


Mitchells Plain - Southern Recycling
Bravo St
376 2789

 

 


Mitchells Plain - MD Corporation
371 3489

 

 


 

 

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Northern Suburbs - Urban Wise
Contact: Kenneth on 021 557 7976 or 084 221 4546
www.urbanwise.co.za


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Observatory - L&B Scrap
222 Lower Main Rd
447 3907


Observatory - Uniscrap
258 Lower Main Rd
448 6376


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Paarden Eiland - Atlantic Recycling
P, Cdbd, M, LDPE. Refinery Rd
511 3582


Parow Valley - Cape Waste
Vrede St, Beaconvale
931 7251


Parow Industria - Peninsula Scrap
Ruben Kaye Rd
934 3475


Parow Valley - Mondi Drop-off
Glenhurst St
931 5107


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Retreat - Retreat Waste Paper 6th Ave / Retreat Rd


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Scarborough - Scarborough Recycling Centre
780 1353

 

 


Somerset West - Aanhouwen Club
Dummer Rd
851 3798

 

 


Somerset West area - Helderberg Hospice
852 4608

 

 


Strand - Strand Waste
28 van Zyl St
854 8898

 

 


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Tokai - Wildlife & Environment Society
Kirstenhof
701 1398


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Gauteng

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Find a recycling depot near you by using the index above. You can also use the following contacts for more information

  • Call Pikitup on 011-712 5200 for information on recycling depots
  • To recycle old motor oil call the Rose Foundation on 0800 107 107
  • Visit www.collectacan.co.za for more information.

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Atlasville - Afrik Baptist Church
66 Venus Street

 

 


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Bryanston - Petco Drop Off Centre
Cnr Ballyclare and William Nicol Drive

 

 


Bez Valley - Petco Drop Off Centre
5th Avenue

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Dobsonville - Recycling Buy back centres
Cnr Luthuli and Main Roads
(011) 989-1955

 


 

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Fairland - Petco Drop Off Centre
Cnr Smith and 5th Ave

 

 


Florentia - Alberton Council for the Aged
45 Kritzenger Street

 

 

 

 


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Johannesburg -Recycling Buy-back Centre
Cnr Durban and Berea Streets

 

 


 

 

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Linksfield - Petco Drop Off Centre
Club Street

 

 


 

 

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Melrose - Petco Drop Off Centre
Melrose Street

 

 


Midrand - Petco Drop Off Centre
18 Gazelle Ave, Corporate Park South, Old Pretoria RD

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Norwood - Petco Drop Off Centre
Pine Road

 

 


Norwood - Garden Refuse Transfer Site
Pine Street, Orchards

 

 

 

 


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Orlando East - Garden Refuse Transfer Site
Sofasonke Circle

 

 


 

 

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Panorama - Garden Refuse Transfer Site
Jim Fouche Road

 

 


 

 

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Robertsham -Garden Refuse Transfer Site
Harry Street

 

 


Robertville Buy Back Centre
(Queen) c/o Main Reef Rd and Robert Str
083-525-4877

 

 

 


Riverlea Garden Refuse Transfer Site
Ashburton Street

 

 

 


Rosebank -1st Rosebank Scout Group
5 Selby Road

 

 

 

 


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Suideroord -AFM of SA Youth
4 Burger Street

 

 


 

 

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Victory Park - Petco Drop Off Centre
Victory Road, Victory Park Estate

 

 


 

 

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Woodmead - Petco Drop Off Centre
Cnr Woodlands and Woodmead Drive

 

 


Waterval - Petco Drop Off Centre
Johannes Road

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Durban

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Use the Index above to find a recycling index near you, or alternatively, you can contact the companies below for more information.
 
Collection Service

Earth Green Recycling

For a small monthly fee, Earth Green services the greater Berea area by collecting paper, cardboard, glass, cans, tins, plastic and e-waste from you and taking to the relevant drop-off centres for recycling. Some of the items go to local community art projects for re-use.

Robyn or Bev on 031-2617977
 
 

Tin Cans

Collect-a-Can:
Tel. Mrs Florence Nel on (031) 7005935
fax (031) 700 5956


Plastic Waste

Green cages for plastic waste collection
are available at most Durban Municipal garden refuse sites

 


Glass

The Glass Recycling Association
Tel. Mr Dick Poultney on (011) 827 0338
fax (011) 827 6944

 

 


Paper Waste

 

 

 

  • Mondi Recycling: Tel. Mrs Rhoda Thurston on 2060650
  • Sappi Waste Paper: Tel. Mr Justin Berry on (031) 304 9231, fax (031) 307 6500
  • Natal Waste Paper: Tel. Mr Ed Geevers on (031) 9028339, fax (031) 9025390

 

 


Highway Hospice

  • Hospice Warehouse: 32 Union Lane, Pinetown. Tel. Sherryl de Jager or Dianne on (031) 7092647
  • Hillcrest Shop: 5 Inanda Rd. Tel: (031) 7657083
  • Durban: Pine Parkade building, Commercial Road. Tel: (031) 3055151
  • Home Industry Shop: Highway Hospice, 59 Locksley Drive, Sherwood. Tel: (031) 2086110
  • Phoenix: Whitehouse Shopping Centre. Tel: (031) 5393020

Department of Cleansing and Solid Waste, Durban

031-303 1665
www.durban.gov.za

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Bellair Garden DSW Refuse Site
Cnr Bellair & Edwin Swales, Bellair
Reg Gerber 031 - 462 9149 / 082 462 4475


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Durban North Community Recycling Drop Off Centre
Pick ‘n Pay Hyper by the Sea, Waterkant Road
All collect scrap metal.


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Escom Road Buy Back Centre
Escom Rd, New Germany
Sipho - 072 090 6791


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Hillcrest
Shortlands Avenue, Scout Hall

 

 


 

 

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Isipingo Buy Back Centre Lot 1029, Isipingo Old Main Road
Nonhlanhla - 076 381 1964
All buy back scrap metal and car batteries


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Kloof Civic Offices
Emolweni Road

 

 


 

 

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Malacca Road DSW Garden Refuse Site
Malacca Road, Redhill

 

 


Mount Edgecombe Transfer Station & Garden Refuse Site
All collect scrap metal

 

 

 

 


 

 

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New Germany
Chelsea Square

 

 


North Coast Road Buy Back Centre 1288 North Coast Rd, Redhill
Willie Mavuso - 0769201739

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Phoenix DSW Garden Refuse Site
Canehaven Drive, Phoenix

 

 


 

 

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Riverside Road DSW Garden Refuse Site
Riverside Road, Durban North

 

 


 

 

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Tara Road DSW Garden Refuse Site
Cnr Tara & Greys Inn Rd, Bluff

 

 


Travencore Drive DSW Garden Refuse Site
Travencore Drive, Merewent

 

 

 

 


 

 

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Westmead Buy Back Centre
39 Westmead Rd, Westmead
Sabelo Ngcobo 031 - 700 6504
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Port Elizabeth

Greencycle
Contact Laura or Louise on 072 237 5895

www.greencycle.co.za


National Recycling Programs

National Co-ordinating Committee for Recycling
011-7891101
 


Fairest Cape Association
021-462 2040
 


Nampak Paper Recycling
011-9741965
(branches nationwide collect recycling from offices, schools, charities and supermarkets)


Mondi Recycling
www.paperpickup.co.za
 


Collect-a-Can
011-466 2939
www.collectacan.co.za


Plastics Federation of SA
011-314 4021
www.plasticsinfo.co.za


PET Plastic Recycling South Africa
www.petco.co.za
 


Freecycle Network

The Freecycle Network™ is a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people around the world who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns. Each local group is moderated by a local volunteer. There are currently 10 Freecycle groups active in South Africa: Bloemfontein; Cape Town; Durban; East London Johannesburg; Knysna; Ladysmith; Pietermaritzburg; Port Elizabeth; and Pretoria.Go to the Freecycle website for details on how to join (or start) a group in your area.
http://www.freecycle.org


Mr Recycle

Mr Recycle takes the bother out of recycling. They offer an independent recycle collection service to businesses and households in Gordon's Bay, Strand and Somerset West (Helderberg Basin, Western Cape). Glass, tin (cans), plastic, paper and cardboard are all recyclable and can be collected.
Contact Mr Recycle on 079 138 9262 to enquire about their weekly rate and collection times.


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