Refuse sorters

Role Responsibilities

  • Searching through refuse and collecting items for recycling from dump sites, domestic, commercial and industrial premises or from public places such as streets
  • Sorting cardboard, paper, glass, plastic, aluminium or other recyclable materials by type
  • Placing recyclable items and materials in designated compartments and containers for storage or transportation
  • Identifying and setting aside items of furniture, equipment, machinery, or components that are suitable for repair or re-use
  • Transporting recyclable items by hand or using non-motorized vehicles
  • Selling recyclable or reusable materials

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