About E-waste Africa

EWaste Africa is a, level 1 EME, legally compliant and environmentally ethical light bulb recycler.


To partner with our customers, offering an Ewaste recycling solution for the African market.


To partner with our customers offering a more precise e-waste recycling solution for the African market.


Ewaste Africa currently offers its clients a variety of options for their e-waste problems: including onsite storage, ewaste collection and the heart of our business, ewaste recycling

EWaste Africa is a multi Award Winning, legally compliant and environmentally ethical electronic waste and lightbulb recycler. We offer businesses, government institutions and parastatals, a number of options for electronic waste and light bulb recycling which include: onsite storage, collection and the heart of our business recycling. The products are further beneficiated once recycled.
EWaste Africa prides itself in creating jobs and building teams centred around making an impact on sustainability. We work together to achieve a zero waste to landfill target.

Prior to 2013, Africa lacked the necessary technology and know how to implement a commercialised Light Bulb recycling plant. Ewaste Africa prides itself in having commissioned Africa’s FIRST light bulb recycling plant. This was officially opened by the Deputy Minister of the Department of Environmental Affairs, Honourable Barbara Thomson in 2014. Since then we have diversified to include electronic waste recycling into our porfolio.

Who we are
E-Waste Africa offers corporates, Government institutions and Parastatals, several options for light bulb waste disposal: onsite storage, collection, crushing and the heart of our business “lamp recycling”. This offering meets four critical needs for corporate and government entities as identified above:

We offer a unique full-service recycling solution to clients that will ensure that they achieve:

Our journey began in 2013 post securing the technology and distribution rights for Balcan Engineering based in the UK, Balcan had won the Queen’s innovation award for their recycling technology. In 2014 Honourable Deputy Minister Barbara awards HH License for the first light bulb recycling in Africa and offtake agreements for by-products secured. We are motivated by competition to push us to better ourselves and grow as a company and a team, and all that hard work pays off when we become winners such as the Winner of Nedbank PCB Award: Spirit of Entrepreneurship 2016, Young Entrepreneur Of the Year: South Africa Premier Business Awards 2016, 2nd place nationally for SAB Kickstart Boost 2016, Winner of ESKOM BIC: Trade and Services and Winner at the GAP Innovation Competition: Green Category both in 2017.

Awards and nominations

Awards we have won


The Innovation Hub Gap Green 2017


Eskom BIC trade and services sector 2017

2nd Place

at the SABKickstart National Finals 2016


Young Entrepreneur of the year 2016 – South African Premier Business awards


Spirit of Entrepreneurship – Nedbank PCB business awards 2016