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Which company or NGO collects plastic bottles like soda and water bottles?

We-Recycle (Black River District), Mission Verte and New Invaders Club

Mission Verte

New Invaders Club

Which company or NGO collects bottles like shampoo, hair masks, dishwashing liquid?

We-Recycle collects HDPE, LDPE & PP in the Black River District

Which company, NGO collects glass?

Plankton and the Mauritius Glass Gallery receive glass bottle donations

What can I do with used jars?

Connect with us at EcoMauritius.mu and we will be delighted to put you in touch with people needing them, via our Sharing is Caring section

What can I do with used medicine containers?

If made from HDPE or PP, then clean and contact the NGO We-Recycle

What can I do with used, big yoghurt cups?

The bigger containers are made from thicker plastic, PP or HDPE which is recyclable. Contact Mission Verte or We-Recycle, Mauritius. Empty, wash and recycle.

You can also decorate them and keep as storage containers, or drill holes in the base, use the lid as a saucer and the cup as a pot plant.

Are small yoghurt cups recycled?

Sadly, no.

What can I do with bits of thread, string, buttons, pieces of fabric?

You can donate them to your local seam mistress (couturiere), women’s entrepreneur associations, or to a second hand shop with repair opportunities, near your area (The Good Shop in Calebasses or the Charity Shop in Tamarin)

Where can I drop off used clothes which are in good condition?

The Good Shop (Calebasses), The Charity Shop (Tamarin), Caritas island-wide

Where can I drop off clothes in bad condition?

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Which company or NGO collects old equipment and appliances?

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