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Thursday, November 8, 2007

South Africa: Schools Set Guinness Record for Recycling

Schools in Gauteng and the Western Cape, in association with Collect-a-Can, MySchool and Pan Macmillan have achieved a new record for the most steel cans collected in one month for recycling. (Click here for full article.)

The event was attended by Guinness World Records adjudicator, Nadine Causey.

This successful record attempt was one of many attempts made internationally ahead of Guinness World Records Day 2007, on Thursday 8 November.

The schools achieved the following phenomenal results at each of Collect-a-Can's four plants: Vanderbijlpark 4836.5kg (154 957 cans); Aeroton 18836.5kg (603 259 cans); Pretoria 26293kg (843 926 cans) and Cape Town 11476kg (368 884 cans).

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