you throw things away,
you are also throwing away
the materials, time and energy
used to make them.
Also, you are sending them to landlfill,
which is a waste of
land and transport resources
your Orange garbie bag for:
Paper: Newspapers, magazines,
office paper, cardboard, packaging,
Tetra Brik milk and juice cartons
Plastic: Shopping bags, bottles (cold
drinks, cleaning products etc) and
packaging. Look for the recycle label
Cans: Beverage and food
Drink and food bottles only.
Use Blue Bins at the Mtunzini Country
Club OR place in a cardboard box
and leave with your other garbage
bags on the pavement
ink cartridges: Nakop Technology in Rosewell Centre, Hely
Hutchingson St will recycle them
Lead acid batteries can be
dropped at Battery Centre in
Empangeni for recycling
vegetable waste from your
kitchen to make
compost for your garden
BLACK BAG IS NOW
can deliver The Orange Bag Project run by Mpact Recycling (the largest paper recyclers in the country) together with the Mtunzini Conservancy continues to save our Municipality expensive transport and landfill fees while the revenue from Mpact collections supports local employment. The Mtunzini Conservancy has sponsored a trailer for the collection of material for recycling and has also put the driver through driving school. Salaries of the recycling staff are subsidised by recycling revenue.
• Please familiaries yourself with what products are recycleable as shown on the list below.
• Bottles, cans cardboard and paper can be delivered to the respective bins and igloo at the backof Raphia Centre in Station Rd. Please do not contaminate the area with general rubbish. Cardboard and paper can aslo be droppd off at the green igloo at the Mtunzini Primiary School.
• SPAR sells
the orange recycling bags at cost price in
a bid to promote recycling in Mtunzini.
recycling part of your life. SPAR displays
everyday products with recyclable packaging.
Dube, foreman of Siyangena’s Mtunzini
fills a skip ready for recycling.
to become a recycler:
10 easy steps
your orange garbage bags from SPAR at
their special low, low prices
yourself with what can be recycled.
Check the lists below
your waste and rinse all empty food
containers. Place all the recyclables
in the orange bag
which cannot be recycled are to be placed
in standard black municipal garbage
refuse collection day, place both the
orange and the black bags on the kerbside
glass bottles in a box and either place
them with your refuse bags or take them
to the bottle recycling depot at the
Mtunzini Country Club
amounts of cardboard and paper will
be collected by Mondi on Wednesdays
proud for doing your bit for a better
friends and neighbours to do the same
making a compost heap at the bottom
of the garden with your vegetable waste
• computer paper
• used photocopy paper
• windowless envelopes
• old telephone directories
• pale coloured paper
• cardboard (flattened) and placed next to
Mpact paper igloo
• broken glass can be delivered to the collection point at the
• cigarette stompies
• carbon paper
• organic matter
• plastic wrapping
• tissue or paper towels
• sweet/chip wrappers
• yoghurt cartons
• waxed cartons used for frozen foods
. . . or anything you are not sure of
your recycling tips with us . . .
to do with tyres is always a problem. Here are some ideas.