Henties Recycle heropen deure

Verandering in sienswyse

22 August 2021 | Business

Antonie Horn, Henties Bay Recycle eienaar; “…weens die inperkings kon ons produkte nie Suid-Afrika toe gestuur word nie.”

Hentiesbaai • [email protected]


Na ‘n tydelike sluiting is Henties Bay Recycle weer op die been.

Eienaar Antonie Horn verduidelik die markwaarde van herwinbare goedere het verswak en daarmee die besigheid onprakties gemaak, maar na hulle in 2019 met Coca-Cola kragte saamgespan het en ‘n ooreenkoms met Rent-a-Drum aangegaan het, kon die besigheid weer voortbestaan.

Die Covid-19 pandemie wat kort daarna Namibië sou tref het Horn se werk g’n makliker gemaak nie.

“Dit was nie die beste tyd om ‘n besigheid te begin nie want weens die inperkings kon ons produkte nie Suid-Afrika toe gestuur word nie,” sê hy.

Hoewel dit aan die begin taai was, vertel Horn die markwaarde sou teen September 2020 verhoog.

Volgens Horn is daar tans ‘n verandering in groot maatskappye se sienswyse wat veroorsaak dat hul omgewingsimpak in ag geneem word.

“Veral Coca-Cola wil gereeld weet hoevel van hulle produkte herwin word, hulle stel definitief belang om te weet,” sê Horn.

Hy vertel die algehele publiek ondersteun ook hul besigheid geweldig.

“Ek dink mense begin sien dinge raak, alhoewel hulle dit nie heeltemal verstaan nie. Ek glo hulle besef die impak wat hierdie produkte op ons natuur het en daarmee beweeg die firmas saam,” sê hy.

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