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Yes, you can recycle your paper cups and milk cartons
Yes, you can recycle your paper cups and milk cartons
We use them every day: cups of take-away coffee on the way to work, cartons of milk and juice, a box of popcorn and a cup of our favourite...
Waste and Chemical Management
Waste and Chemical Management
South Africa’s landfills are nearly at full capacity. They are also a colossal waste of resources, with everything from old eggs to broken prams...
Don’t refuse, recycle
Don’t refuse, recycle
Waste. It’s one of the words that conjures up negative images of flies and biblical plagues. Something you throw away and forget about.
Western Cape tackles its mounting landfill crisis
Western Cape tackles its mounting landfill crisis
“We have a serious waste problem in the Western Cape. We are running out of landfill space,” Minister of Environmental Affairs Anton Bredell...
The future of waste management in Africa
The future of waste management in Africa
Imagine your rubbish bin telling the municipal authorities when it is full and needs to be collected, and municipal waste collection operations...
China's waste import ban upends global recycling industry
China's waste import ban upends global recycling industry
For years China was the world's top destination for recyclable trash, but a ban on certain imports has left nations scrambling to find new dumping...
Residents to hold 'toxic trek' against Durban landfill’s gas emissions
Residents to hold 'toxic trek' against Durban landfill’s gas emissions
Residents near the Shongweni landfill, west of Durban, say the complex emits suffocating and noxious gas. This gives them headaches, nose bleeds,...
[Video]National recycling week: A life built on rubbish
[Video]National recycling week: A life built on rubbish
As national recycling week comes to and end, South Africans need to start playing their part in preserving the environment.
[Video]National recycling week: Start recycling, or we’re in trouble
[Video]National recycling week: Start recycling, or we’re in trouble
As national recycling week comes to and end, South Africans need to start playing their part in preserving the environment.
Jo'burg landfills could be cooking with gas
Jo'burg landfills could be cooking with gas
Johannesburg's five major landfill sites release thousands of tonnes of harmful methane into the atmosphere each year. ENER-G Systems Joburg, a...
Filthy business
Filthy business
Bent double, Mwangi Mboya (25) crooks his neck under the sty door and upends a bag of waste for the sow inside.
Tiger and the molehill of crap
Tiger and the molehill of crap
"You can't see the Woods for the bush," announced my boss in a news meeting. And boy was he...

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