Company Profile:


  • The company was first Established in June 1989 as a family-owned private company
  • Management of the company comprises of the following members of the CC:
    • Hazel Cheetham (Retired)
    • Steven Cheetham (Managing Member)
    • Fred Cheetham (Buy-back Centre Operations Manager, Off-site Scrap Management Facilitator)
    • Mark Cheetham (Mechanical)
    • Wayne Cheetham (Electrical)
  • Initially hired premises were converted for sorting & recycling purposes
  • We converted locally purchased machinery and equipment to use for recycling purposes
  • Production levels increased from 20 tons to over 700 tons per month
  • Later we owner-built two adjoining specialised buildings to our recycling specifications
  • We have since purchased a third building for sorting, storage & processing of non-hazardous plastic scrap materials
  • All our plant, equipment & machinery are custom-made for the purpose and imported from overseas suppliers.
  • The plant and machinery adaptations for local conditions are done in-house to our own specifications and design.
  • We remain the largest independent, privately-owned recycler in South Africa

Customer Base:

Our customer base has dramatically increased to include the smallest to the largest Plastic Converters in the country as well as other recyclers.

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Employee Development:

  • Developing our employees is important to us
  • We have built our own training facilities for this purpose

Socio-Economic Development

We currently sponsor some of the 810 children at the three Primary Schools' Reading Centres and would encourage other businesses/groups to do the same or to seek opportunities to open a Reading Centre at a school of their own choice.

Atlantic Plastic Recycling Received Award from Topco media
Hearty congratulations to Atlantic Plastic Recycling cc. on being nominated as one of the Western Cape's Top 300 companies. This is certainly a fantastic achievement.

Our research into 2000 businesses in the province, based on criteria developed with University of Cape Town, constitutes a list of the 300 leading companies in Western Cape.

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