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Tag: Waste

‘Upcycling’ promises to turn food waste into your next meal

How would you like to dig into a "recycled" snack? Or take a swig of juice with "reprocessed" ingredients made from other food byproducts? Without the right marketing, these don't sound...

UK plastic waste being dumped and burned in Turkey, says Greenpeace

UK plastic waste is being exported to Turkey and then illegally dumped and burned, according to a report. Greenpeace said about 40% - or 210 000 tons - of the UK's plastic waste...

Heat recovery from sewage offers low-carbon energy from waste

HEAT derived from treated sewage water could be used to heat a housing estate in a first for the UK. Using excess heat recovered from water treatment plant discharge, some 2...

Bank’s switch to recyclable payment cards will reduce CO2 and tons of plastic

HSBC is introducing sustainable payment cards which by the end of 2026 it will eliminate single-use PVC plastic, in favour of recycled PVC plastic (rPVC). The programme - which includes HSBC’s debit, credit...

South Africa’s first edible bowls to replace single-use plastic

Research shows that only 16% of plastic in South Africa is recycled. This Plastic-Free month, we explore how we can replace plastic with organic and edible material. Munch Innovation, a company incubated at...

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Lovemore & Co are pleased to successfully complete the new service...

Lovemore & Co, a leading industrial and commercial construction contractor in the Cape Peninsula, today announced the completion of works for a New Service...

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