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Residents raise a stink over landfill

The years-long battle against the EnviroServ waste site at Shongweni has taken a new turn

Malaysia to ship back hundreds of tonnes of plastic waste

Plastic imports to Malaysia have tripled since 2016, to 870 000 tonnes last year, official data showed

Your recycling isn’t being recycled

Despite national plans to reuse waste and reduce SA’s carbon emissions, too much rubbish is still going into landfills and money is being lost

Waste and Chemical Management

Winner: Bokashi Bran

Yes, you can recycle your paper cups and milk cartons

Technology has advanced and by recycling these, you can help to create jobs and reduce landfills

Don’t refuse, recycle

Household waste is a major problem but if properly handled, it can be a valuable resource

Western Cape tackles its mounting landfill crisis

A short-term solution is nine regional landfills and recycling. In 10 years they will be gone

The future of waste management in Africa

Achieving zero waste is not just a pipe dream

China’s waste import ban upends global recycling industry

Global plastic exports to China could sink from 7.4 million tonnes in 2016 to 1.5 million tonnes in 2018; paper exports might tumble nearly a quarter

Residents to hold ‘toxic trek’ against Durban landfill’s gas emissions

The company has taken measures to reduce air pollution, but people living near the Shongweni site aren’t satisfied.

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.

Tiger and the molehill of crap

We're so adept at making a mountain out of a molehill of celebrity crap that we ignore the real crap in our lives.

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