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.
Court puts a spoke in producers' wheel by agreeing that they are responsible for their products' waste.
The Vodacom Durban July, which took place on Saturday July 7, was themed "Eco-friendly" and showcased creative outfits made with recycled materials.
Seventy percent of profits from the Noah Soap programme goes directly to the creators; the rest is used for operational costs such as glycerine.
The convenience of using plastic leaves our world smothered in rubbish.
There is no legislation in place to make recycling a legal requirement and it is entirely voluntary with no incentives or rewards from government.
Cost is a big wake-up call, which is why the green revolution is starting to make financial sense.