It’s great that you care!
It’s a big world but we all have to share it!
The data on plastic pollution is staggering and it’s about time that someone starts to be accountable and completely transparent!
We hope to set a precedent by informing the public about the make up of our products.
Take a look data that our manufacturing partners at OPT have put together! And start to hold your other favorite companies to THIS standard.
Pounds (lbs) of plastic recycled
New products remanufactured
Our DNA by Color
Wilowfontein - Women on Waste
Phelile and Noxipho are the operational team at our plant in Wilowfonten. Their business Women on Waste employs 5 people and generates an income for 6 to 10 grandmothers that work with a network of over 80 reclaimers within their community.
Phelele has a passion for her local environment and works daily to clean her community and to rid the local Wilgerfontein river of plastic waste that accumulates after every rainstorm.
Noxipo is a qualified baker by trade and shares Phelile's passion for cleaning up their local environment and working closely with her local community to educate the next generation of recyclers.
Richmond - Waste Reduction and Recycling Technologies
Njabulo and his brother Ayand are the operators at our plant in Richmond. Their business Waste Reduction and Recycling Technologies employs 4 people and generates an income for 4 to 6 grandmothers that work with a network of over 70 reclaimers within their community.
Njabulo has a degree in environmental managements and is also our Project Manager for the regional micro recycling plant cluster in KwaZulu Natal. He works tirelessly developing new long life solutions for mixed and dirty plastics whilst supporting our growing network of micro recycling plants across the province.
Shaka's Kraal - Dematrans Waste Services
Justin and Devan run our micro recycling plant in Shaka'skraal. Their business Dematrans employs 7 people and generates an income for 4 grandmothers that work with a network of over 70 reclaimers within their community. They allso recycle the plastics from the neighbouring seaside towns.
Justin is full of energy and enthusiasm for recycling and with over 6 years’ experience in dealing with some of the worst and hardest to recycle plastics. Located on the Mhlali river Justin’s team is instrumental in removing and containing tons of plastic that could otherwise enter the local river and its surrounding flood plain
Deven is a well-seasoned recycler and has been operational in Shaka'skraal for over 10 years. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience that is helping our ability to build capacity and to expand on the North Coast of KwaZulu Natal.
Umgababa - Waste WorX
Mzamo, Thulisile and Nonhlanhla are the team that manages and operates our plant in Umgababa. Their business Waste WorX employs 3 additional people and generates an income for 7 grandmothers that work with a network of over 62 reclaimers within their community
Based within meters of the local Msimbazi river and close to local beach resorts and homes on the South Coast of KwaZulu natal, Nonhlanhla and her team help monetize waste generated by tourism and the local community preventing it from entering the Msimbazi estuary and the Indian Ocean.