Recycle today for a better tomorrow


Get cash for your trash

Join the Trash in Cash in (TiCi) recycling campaign and be rewarded with cash for your trash.

Trash in Cash in (TiCi) is a recycling campaign aimed at motivating the public to recycle their waste.

Schools and organisations are encouraged to drop their recycling at a central collection point where the recycling is weighed. The school/organisation will receive a monetary contribution based on the weight of the recycling submitted.

Participating in TiCi allows schools and organisations to make a positive environmental impact.

What can I recycle?



White paper, coloured ledger, cardboard, newspaper, mixed waste paper, tetra pak (liquid packaging), magazines and corrugated cardboard.



Green glass, brown glass and clear glass.



Aluminium cans (non-magnetic beverage cans), aluminium foil (used to wrap or cover food) and steel/tin cans (this mostly refers to cans that are used to store food and beverage cans that are magnetic).



Polyethylene terephthalate, high-density polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride, low-density polyethylene, polypropylene and polystyrene.



Motherboards, plugs, CRT monitors, LCD monitors, PC cases, stiffy/floppy drives, servers, lead acid batteries, household appliances, UPS, printers, PVC cables and hard drives.

Facts and benefits

Here are some facts about recycling and its benefits.



An estimated 7 million hectares of forestry are lost each year. This is equal to a loss of 16 rugby fields every minute.Read More »


Glass can be formed by nature when lightning strikes sand. The high temperature causes the sand grains to melt together.Read More »


More than 40 trees are needed to build a wood-framed home. Eight recycled cars are needed to build a steel-frame home.Read More »


Interesting products made from recycled plastic: irrigation, pipes stationery, roof tiles, clothing, carpets and garden furniture.Read More »


Recycling e-waste conserves the use of natural resources, prevents toxic chemicals from being released into the atmosphere and aids energy conservation efforts.Read More »

Participating in TiCi not only allows schools and organisations to make a positive environmental impact, but also offers them monetary rewards.

Rules and Information for Trash In Cash In

Please click here to read the Trash in Cash in rules and get more information.

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Trash in Cash in

Complete website guide

What can I recycle?

You will see a dropdown that shows you the materials you can recycle when you hover on the What can I recycle? item situated on the menu bar.

By clicking on any of the materials listed in the dropdown, you will be taken to a page dedicated to that material and find a breakdown of items that are made of it and are therefore recyclable.

Facts and benefits

Hovering on Facts and benefits shows a dropdown with the list of recyclable materials.

If you click on one of the materials, you will be taken to a page where you can find facts about recycling that specific material and the benefits thereof.

Rebate rates

To access the Rebate Information page, click the See Rebate Information button situated on the homepage or at the bottom of each recyclable material page.

Here you will find the price per kilogram of each of the recyclable materials.


Clicking on the Teams item situated in the top menu bar takes you to the Teams page.

The  team page allows you to see all of the schools and organisations registered to take part in the Trash in Cash in recycling campaign.

Contact us

You can send us a message and/or find our contact information on the Contact us page.

Rules and information

You will find the TiCi Rules and information if you scroll down to the rebate rates and rules section on the TiCi homepage or if you simply click on the Rules and information link in the menu bar.

You can read the rules and get more information about the campaign on this page.

How to log in

Follow the steps below to log into the TiCi website:

  1. Click on the profile icon in the top right-hand corner of the home page.
  2. Enter the username and password sent to you by Trash in Cash in.
Account Summary

Upon logging in, you will be taken to a page that will show you your monthly environmental impact for the current month, your submission summary and how much cash you are getting for your trash.

To print your account summary for a particular month, click on Print [Month] Results.


Clicking on the profile icon in the top right-hand corner while logged in will show a dropdown. In the dropdown, click on Profile to go to your profile page.

On this page you will have the option to change your profile picture by clicking on the picture and the option to change your password.