Negotiating for the best value
As an owner run recycling company we are able to manage and negotiate with suppliers according to our client's needs. This allows us to ensure costs are kept below industry average.
Smart Waste is a Level 2 B-BBEE waste management company
SERVICE BY SENIOR MANAGEMENT
A dedicated team of area managers visit our sites regularly
Monthly client management meetings are also attended by senior management.
War on Plastic Waste – Taking it to a higher level
The war on waste continues. We win some battles and are still losing others. While there is much more awareness...
Plastic pollution the real enemy – Not plastic bags
The debate about the use of plastic rages on. News like the recent report of plastic bags being found at...
Closing the 'Circular Economy' loop
Recycling organic waste is surprisingly easy - recycling non organic items is a whole lot harder. Which just goes to...
The new organics reality: Organics Recycling Association of SA launched!
Orasa is now officially in existence. At an event held at Hotel Verde recently Orasa was formally launched to the...
The Circular Economy & Recycling
After years of being regarded as the poor cousin of waste disposal recycling is becoming the star. It has to...
The Planetary Health Diet: A bit like recycling?
The Planetary Health Diet was unveiled last week. Will this feed 10 billion people, save 11 million a year from...
Degradable Plastic: Is this a dead end?
Judging by social media everyone is upset with plastic – especially single use plastic. The new cry is let’s have...
Can we regain the simplicity of our ancestors?
Early man, like the animals with whom he lived, wasted nothing. Everything was recycled. Recycling is no longer a natural...
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.