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South African plastics pact a first in Africa

Initiatives like the newly launched and game-changing South African (SA) Plastics Pact aims to tackle the plastic pollution problem head on, by keeping plastics ‘in the economy and out of the environment’. Launched on the 30th of...

Durban’s Mariannhill landfill site set to close

The award-winning Mariannhill Landfill site is facing imminent closure. eThekwini Municipality has terminated some of its operations and will only accept garden waste, cover material and builders’ rubble at the landfill due to the dwindling...

Danone signs to SA Plastics Pact

Danone is among signatories to the SA Plastics Pact, which was launched last month by the World Wide Fund for Nature. Signatories pledge to reduce the use of non-recyclable and non-reusable plastic in their packaging processes. They will also...