Recycling
opportunity

Safe, legal recycling of electronic waste at home and at the office. Together, we can save the planet.

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Our recycling impact

492

Items collected

112

Rewards issued

09

Youth employed

Learn about ewaste

Electronic waste in Cape Town, phones, laptops, smartphones, mobile accessories

Electronic waste is the fastest growing waste stream globally. Learn more about the dangers of ewaste and how it affects you and the environment. View the items we collect and recycle.

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Consumer recycling

Electronic waste in Cape Town, phones, laptops, smartphones, mobile accessories

We provide answers to the question: How do I recycle that old TV, laptop, computer, mobile phone, or tablet? Play your part and join us, together we can save the planet!

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Business recycling

Electronic waste in Cape Town, phones, laptops, smartphones, mobile accessories

We offer a responsible solutions to IT asset disposal, recycling and reuse. View our corporate services and how your business will benefit.

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meLABS (mobile electronic LAB)

Electronic waste in Cape Town, phones, laptops, smartphones, mobile accessories

It's more than "just junk", it's a natural resource that can spark curiousity and creativity. Together with our partners, we explore the re-use of disposed electronic components. We've also designed a "Mobile Museum" which is displayed at retail malls. Join us and have a positive social impact on your community. Working together, we create opportunity to learn and work.

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About MEWASTE SA™

Learn more about our company and Team.

MEWASTE SA™ is a duly incorporated Pty (Ltd) company under applicable South African Law with the following credentials:
 2018/****/07
 Founder & CEO, MJ van Driel
 Centre for Entrepreneurship, Rapid Incubator, False Bay College, Westlake, Cape Town
 +27 (0)65 9977 857
 hellosquaremobile.co.za

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MEWASTE SA™ allows our members to recycle their ewaste with confidence:
1. South African EWaste Alliance (SAEWA), affiliate member
2. City of Cape Town, accredited service provider
3. Green Cape, member
4. World Resources Forum, Cape Town host 2018
5. United Nations University, BBC Course 2018
6. CIPC & SARS registered

MEWASTE SA™ partners with certified companies to safely and legally recycle items:
1. Items handed in are data sanitised (as per the POPI Act)
2. Items are then dismantled
3. Hazardous materials such as Li-Ion batteries are safely stored and then disposed of.
4. Components such as vibration motors, LED flash units & magnets are used for scientific kits
5. Metals are recovered & reused
6. ABS / PC plastics are unfortunately landfilled

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We take confidentiality seriously. At no time will we share, transfer, trade or sell any of your personal information or parts thereof. General statistics (that are not personally identifyable) may be used to benchmark our company, staff performance or improve our products and services.

In terms of preventing organised crime and under the direction of a legally authourised entity under specific conditions, MEWASTE SA™ may be compelled to provide such entity with requested information that may include personal data.

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