The Top Woman in Recycling award recognises a female in the South African recycling sector who has demonstrated admirable leadership, business acumen and strategic foresight in driving and growing South Africa’s economy through recycling.

Charlotte started her recycling initiative in Sept 2007 in Riversdale, Western Cape. Within a year, she had convinced the Municipality of Riversdale to implement a two-bag system. Her company now runs the two-bag system in Still Bay, Jongensfontein, Riversdale and Heidelberg and she has agents in Knysna, Montagu, Barrydale and Uniondale.