Camps Bay Clean Up 29/10/2022

On Saturday 29th October we helped concerned Camps Bay residents make their seaside splendour that little bit more special. The last Saturday of every month sees the Camps Bay Clean team, headed by Chris von Ulmenstein, issued with bags to go and collect the things that don’t end up in bins. This week there were […]

Job opportunities: Clearer Conscience Environmental Services

Positions available with Clearer Conscience Send CVs to: Start date: November 2022 Location: Maitland office Clearer Conscience is an environmental services operation. We look after business and residential recycling, composting, waste management, and offer consultancy for companies looking to achieve zero-waste impact. Founded in 2008 we are a premier, accredited Cape Town service and […]

Angel Campey (Smile FM) talks recycling with Andy Conder (Clearer Conscience)

How adidas got Angel to recycle   Like many other South Africans, Angel Campey wanted to recycle but there was no municipal service in her area. Then along came adidas and Clearer Conscience. Have a read and a listen to how Angel met one of her sustainability goals.   The adidas/Clearer Conscience recycling service runs […]

adidas sponsor recycling collections

adidas to sponsor recycling collections   If you live in District Six, Woodstock, Salt River, Observatory, Mowbray, Rosebank, Newlands, Rondebosch, or Claremont we have great news for you: adidas will cover your collections in October & November!   adidas is committed to ending plastic waste and, as technical sponsor of the Cape Town Marathon on […]

Do you like working from home?

I’ve seen the work from home debate rear its head again recently. #workfromhome The Clearer Conscience Recycling team are on the road 7 days a week. They can’t work from home if they are collecting your recycling, compostables and general waste. In fact, they make it more acceptable for you to #workfromhome! And guess what?! They have also […]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Refurbish

What should you look for when buying a refurbished laptop? When you are shopping for a laptop, it can be hard to decide what is best. There are so many different models out there, and they all have their own benefits. One solution that some people find helpful is buying refurbished laptops instead of new […]

Highlights of 2021

2020 saw most recycling operations having to pause operations due to Stage 5 Lockdown regulations. Clearer Conscience was granted an Essential Services Provider Permit that ensured we could collect your recycling and store it until the facilities were open again. 2021 saw a significant increase both in the volumes we collected and the number of […]

#Rebag.Reuse your bags – they make good gifts

  Empty bread plastic bags, two litre milk bottle labels and courier bags are just some of the plastic that has been repurposed into creating these delightfully bright and beautiful shopping bags. Lockdown forced many of us to haul out and dust off our hobbies. ‘Mine, was my crochet pen,’ shares Regine le Roux, brainchild […]

The Biodegradable vs Recycle Debate

Recently, Clearer Conscience enjoyed a lively conversation with Biodegradable Future about the strengths of biodegradable vs recycle approaches to addressing (especially plastic) pollution and waste. The tendency is to see recycling as more efficient than biodegradable products, but we suggest this is a long term view. We agreed that biodegradable additives to polymers could provide […]

Food Waste Collections in Cape Town by Clearer Conscience Recycling

We are glad to announce we will be starting residential food waste collections in October. We will collect ALL food waste except for flesh (cooked or uncooked) and bones. We will also collect paper tissues & towels. Simply have your compostable bags ready for us to collect on your regular collection day. Our teams are […]