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City of Cape Town cracks down on illegal dumping

People who litter and dump waste illegally, should start shaking in their boots, because Cape Town City’s Anti-littering and Dumping Task Team will be out in full force to bring those who dump to book. If found to be on the wrong side of the law,...

The role of waste pickers in South Africa

Waste pickers contribute to local economies and to environmental sustainability. While recognition for their contributions is growing, waste-pickers are still looked down upon. In SA they collect as much as 80% of post-consumer packaging and paper...

The war against plastics

The local plastics industry is cleaning up the environment and removing plastic litter from rivers, streams, oceans and neighbourhoods this annual Clean-up and Recycle SA Week. Source:...