Recycling for a better future

Posted in News: National

RUSTENBURG HERALD - RUSTENBURG - South Africa produces roughly 540 million tonnes of waste per year, 95% of which ends up in rubbish dumps and landfills instead of recycling centres. Recycling one glass bottle saves enough energy to keep a 100 watt light bulb burning for 4 hours while recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to operate a TV for 3 hours. This is the energy which is “lost” to originally manufacture glass from silicon etc. Each one of us can make a difference by recycling and at the same time help others less fortunate or the environment as a whole...

To read the full story, read page 12 of our 24 May 2015 issue.