Residential recycling collections

WastePlan collects residential recycling in several areas in Cape Town, servicing over 110 000 homes.

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On-site waste management

We offer a wide range of services for retail, commercial and industrial clients.

  • On-site sorting and cleaning
  • Waste reduction
  • General waste and hazardous waste removal
  • Electronic monitoring
  • Carbon savings

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Event recycling services

WastePlan is responsible for the waste management of several big events.

Old Mutual
Two Oceans Marathon
Cape Argus
Pick n Pay Cycle Tour

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Waste management, waste recycling & waste reduction | Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban & Pretoria

On Monday, 3 March the Door-to-door Recycling Collection Service that we have grown accustomed to in the Eastern Suburbs of Pretoria will change hands and new life will be blown into this project.Recycling in the Eastern Suburbs of Pretoria has become part of most household’s routine over the last...
The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) expects to implement a mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting system in South Africa in 2014 says Jongikhaya Witi, Director of the Climate Change Monitoring & Evaluation Unit at the DEA.According to the National Climate Change Response White Paper...
South Africa has the distinction of being one of only twelve countries in the world where it is safe to drink our tap water. As at 2012, the quality of South African tap water is ranked as third best overall.In solidarity with the focus on World Water this past month, the Institute of Waste...
Study:  Clear Environmental Benefits from Using Recycled Paper in National Geographic, Other MagazinesResults show there is a benefit in 14 of 14 environmental impact categories; National Geographic and other leading publishers that denied the benefits of recycled fiber now need to...
“By doing waste management properly, it will save you money”, says Bertie Lourens, Managing Director of WastePlan, a national waste management company with operations in Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Durban, Johannesburg and Pretoria, who are specialists in managing commercial and industrial waste....



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Waste management is our business

WastePlan is a national on-site waste management company that specializes in recycling and the reduction of waste to landfill.

We are the largest company of our kind in the Western Cape and the 2nd largest in South Africa. We believe in the value of relationships, and strive to maintain a healthy balance in our relationships with our clients, staff and recyclers.

“Changing the way we think about waste”, is our motto, and we have been able to live up to this for just over 7 years (ask any of our clients).


Kyknet DSTV
Ika Pietersen, WastePlan Western Cape's General Manager, was interviewed by Kyknet.
Infrastructure news
The story of PET bottle collection
WastePlan recycles material for new Tuffy bags
SABC3 Expresso
See WastePlan's recycling achievements at Vineyard Hotel & Spa
Carte Blanche
See Bertie Lourens (MD of WastePlan) talking about recycling in South Africa on Carte Blanche
See WastePlan's recycling achievement at the Cape Argus Pick n Pay cycle tour
SABC3 Expresso
See Bertie Lourens (MD of WastePlan) talking about waste to art on SABC3 Expresso

Proudly servicing over 160 commercial clients

WastePlan is proudly servicing over 160 commercial clients all over South Africa.

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Commercial clients

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