Recyclers collect, sort and handle a range of recyclable items such as paper, glass, metals and plastics that are then processed and prepared for resale.
Duties & Tasks
Recyclers may perform the following tasks:separate recyclable items according to typecalculate payment to customersmanually prepare recyclable productsoperate a forkliftfind markets for sale of productsdeliver products to market for resaleseek to increase and promote recyclingassist with or provide advice relating to the development of on-site technology for more efficient handling of recyclable itemsassist with or provide advice about minimising and avoiding waste.
Recyclable products are collected from community groups, households, industry and commercial establishments, such as hotels, restaurants and clubs.par Recyclers work in conditions that can be dirty and unhygienic.
- enjoy practical work understand the benefits of reducing waste and recycling able to cope with the physical demands of the job aware of public health and personal hygiene issues.