We are a Level 2 BEE waste management company
Negotiating for the best value
As an owner run recycling company we are able to manage and negotiate with suppliers according to our client needs. This allows us to ensure costs are kept below industry average.
SERVICE BY SENIOR MANAGEMENT
A dedicated team of area managers visit our sites regularly
Monthly client management meetings are also attended by senior management.
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Waste Management Specialists
Meet our leadership team.
Clint Ralph and Tatiana Macitela founded Smart Waste in 2008, when they identified the need to effect change in the recycling and waste management industry. Together they built environmentally sound solutions through responsible waste management, primarily focused in Gauteng. Today Smart Waste operates nationally with a team of over 350 dedicated staff. They have been tagged as true environmentalists, with a vision to enhance the world we live in through sustainable cost effective environmental engagement. Reg Barichievy joined Smart Waste as a partner in 2011 and establishing the Western and Northern Cape branch.