Falcon Rock Waste
South Africa - Phoenix
Falcon Rock Waste - Falcon Rock Waste is situated in Phoenix and is run by a female who started the business with a car. We are a holding ground for paper,plastic cardboard and glass.
We buy these items at our site and pay cash or if required eft can be done. We pride ourselves in service excellence and hope to grow to bigger levels.
Being a female in this industry for the last 8 years has made me proud and humble at the same time.
What is your business goal?
To grow to the next level with machinery. Recycling ldpe, hdpe and pp hard and soft. This requires finance and I hope to get this soon. I would like to have more than a few machines so that we can move more plastic thereby helping the earth and its ozone.
What is your business history?
I am a year old female who started this business 8 years ago(at 34). I started with a car picking up cardboard and glass bottles. I have laboured with a little help and have now come to moving recyclables with a one ton bakkie. I have had setbacks with being kicked out of premises(ABI/SAB) 2011. However I was still determined to stay in the business. It has given employment to females that sort and I also consider the environment.
Any tips about your industry for our users?
Remember volume is key to recycling. The more you have the more you get. Know your products. This helps in the long run when you take to buyers. It will save you time and money. Calculate costs beforehand this also helps save in the long run.
Separate waste as early as possible as this saves a lot of time.
What are your long term goals?
To have a multi million Rand entity, recycling plastic (hard and soft). to know that I made a differnce in the life of the industry.ould love to help the poor and needy. Show them how to make money with waste. To teach them especially women to empower themselves and make a difference.
What is your most popular product / service?
I collect a lot of cardboard and plastic. Our main service is collections which we have done on a continueos basis.