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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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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

Roshan Morar is being investigated in connection with KwaZulu-Natal education department backpack sanitiser tender worth R4-million and a batch of face masks that vanished

Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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