At the beginning of May 2014, IMMIX Solutions kicked off their 3rd Annual Winter Warmer Blanket Drive as part of their Corporate Social Investment. With a collective 380 donated winter blankets which were previously raised by the internal IMMIX team for the Operation Anti-Freeze Organisation, key clients were invited to participate in 2014’s initiative. One of them being Collect-a-Can.
Collect-a-Can (Pty) Ltd was established in 1993 to focus on the promotion of the recovery and recycling of used beverage cans and other steel packaging in southern Africa. In their first year, they achieved a 25% recovery rate (up from 18%) of the total output of cans. Southern African is now ranked amongst the best in the world, with a current recovery rate of 72% which compares favourably with those quoted by first world countries.
“When the Managing Director of IMMIX Solutions, Andre Pearce, approached me about this blanket drive, I didn’t hesitate to help out. I have known Andre for 17 years and we have always had a very good relationship. IMMIX Solutions have always provided very professional support to us and it is largely due to them that we have such a reliable and stable financial platform. Even as Managing Director, Andre is very approachable and I can go to him directly with any problems I may have.” – Gary Henley, Financial Accountant of Collect-a-Can.
IMMIX Solutions together with the Operation Anti-Freeze Organisation would like to give a big collective ‘Thank You’, to Collect-a-Can for their generous donation towards the blanket drive. “We at IMMIX place a great importance on building strong and trusting relationships with all our customers. Contributing towards a cause like this goes a long way to cement the relationship outside the normal course of business. Thank you, Collect-a-Can.” – Andre Pearce, Managing Director of IMMIX Solutions.
The Collect-a-Can CAN Craze Competition begins on 1 June 2014. Schools are challenged to build creative structures using 300 or more cans. The winning structure will receive R30 000, the second place winner will receive R20 000 and third place winner will receive R10 000. “We are encouraging learners to think outside the can and to realise that there is more to used cans than trash.” – Zimasa Velaphi, Public Relations and Marketing Manager of Collect-a-Can. Visit www.collectacan.co.za for more information.