The dump has pitted those living with the stench against those who make a living from trash - and Rustenburg municipality has no solution.
South Africa could create a million jobs and cut emissions, but the government is ignoring a societal proposal that tells them how to do so.
This is the story of people whose lives depend on what we leave in our bins.
Gauteng’s landfills are due to reach capacity in less than 10 years. To avoid this, everyone needs to get on board with recycling. Will you?
Jo'burg B&B owner Mike Bobby has saved R1-million by building his guesthouse from recycled material.
Owner of Kwa-Eden B&B in Meredale, Mike Bobby, says he saved about R1.5-million by building his business from recycled material.
The rise of the IT age means hazardous materials from electronic devices are being released into the environment at an increasing rate.
Apart from its scenic tourist attractions, the Mother City will soon boast a massive commercial fly farm with 8.5-billion insects.
Sk8Shades is run by a former skateboard ramp builder who now recycles old skateboards into kiff sunglasses.
Electronic waste processing has become a priority in Kenya as it strives to become the "silicon savannah" of Africa, despite the health risks.
A switch to aluminium cans is set to revolutionise the informal scrap and recycling industries in SA.
Rubbish piles up on Thilafushi Island, a half hour boat trip from Male, the capital of the Maldives.
Community Recycling Solutions is the runner-up in the Schools and Institutions Award.
PET Recyling Company wins the Business Award.
Imagine Durban Inner-City Informal Recyclers is the runner-up in the Community Conservation Award.
Despite concerns about SA's future water supply, Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa insists everyone will have enough.
Winning programme proves 10 years on that going green is also about human development.
An urgent court application to stop the country's tyre recycling initiative has been dismissed, paving the way for operations to start.
Her name is Marilyn and she's an object --- not necessarily a sex object because, well, she doesn't have the parts.