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Did you know that it is now possible to turn your garbage into money? As the green movement is on the rise in Egypt, companies pondered about the possibility of turning the green lifestyle into a profitable business and a social service to the community. A few companies and social initiatives in Egypt are now helping people to turn their non-used recyclable materials into profit. If you are interested in knowing how to make money from your trash, here are the recycling companies that will turn your trash into cash.
Wanna know more about green living in Egypt, read our previous article here.
1- Go Clean
Go clean is a recycling solutions company that helps consumers recycle paper, metal, and plastic materials and turn them into cash. The company’s main aim is to raise awareness about the dangers of non-degradable plastic and other harmful materials on the environment.
Go clean covers many areas in Greater Cairo, specifically Nasr City, Heliopolis, Mokkattam, New Cairo, Maadi, Sheraton, Obour City, Zamalek, Mohandesein, Downtown, 6th of October, and Shorouk City. You can contact the company via Facebook messenger or WhatsApp. To know more about Go Clean, follow them on Facebook and Instagram.
Trash4Cash helps you recycle all paper materials like books, magazines, newspapers, etc., and turn them into cash. They mainly operate in the Greater Cairo area. According to Trash4Cash, giving away your paper products helps in producing new paper products that can replace plastic products that negatively affects the environment and planet.
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انك بتدينا الورق و الكتب العندك مش بس بيساعد في استمرار عملية اعادة التدوير♻️، ده كمان بيساعد في انتاج منتجات ورقية بديلة للبلاستيك البيأثر سلباً علي بيئتنا و كوكبنا جميعاً! Giving us your papers and books does not only help with keeping the cycle going♻️, it helps in producing new paper products that can replace plastic ones that effect negatively on our environment and planet! #T4C
3- Zebala Store
Zebala store is a store that buys solid waste from citizens. It aims to educate citizens on the importance of recycling waste and the financial value that comes along with it. The store includes many materials, such as empty canisters of soda, empty bottles of mineral water, used frying oil, old and used car wheels, newspaper and standard paper, and all kinds of cardboard. You can reach Zebala Store through their Facebook page.
Re-Bekia is another recycling company that helps people recycle almost every recyclable material that they do not need. Moreover, it helps people swap their unused trash into other products such as soap, cooking oil, rice, etc. They can also sell them for cash.
The company recycles paper, plastic, old electronics, used cooking oil, cardboard, metal and more. Re-Bekia operates only in Alexandria, and their main communication happens through their website. Find out more about Re-Bekia by following them on Facebook and Instagram.
If you want to make some extra cash from the old junk taking space in your place, contact these startups right away! You might also want to check out other companies like Bekia, Ecollect, and Green Pan, which offer similar services to the recycling companies above.