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Modernised building utilities save money and resources

Water resources are under significant pressure, pushed to the brink by the modernising world, rapid urbanisation, and population growth. Utility management philosophies had not considered these long-term pressures, particularly not where...

We’re making our circle bigger

Creating a true circular economy for plastic packaging Growth in South Africa’s population and increased urbanisation has led to an increase in per capita waste generation. This places stress on current landfills...

EPR is coming – will you be ready?

THE implementation of the Government’s upcoming EPR (Extended Producer Responsibility) scheme is well advanced and impending legislation requires producers especially in the packaging industries to register and become or join an...

Government, private sector collaborate to build SA’s Hydrogen Valley

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) is collaborating with companies in the energy sector to carry out a feasibility study for the establishment of a Platinum Valley. The collaboration agreement is...

Multi-billion rand ‘mega project’ sparks major pollution concerns

A multi-billion rand industrial project planned for Limpopo has raised concerns of catastrophic pollution and environmental damage. Reuters reported that the Musina-Makhado Energy-Metallurgical Special Economic Zone (EMSEZ) will consist of a cluster of...


50% Organics ban from landfills coming in 2022

THE landfill ban of organic waste in the Western Cape comes into effect in 2022 with a requirement of 50% reduction and 100% reduction...