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Job opportunities through recycling waste management

With South Africa’s unemployment rate now at a staggering 29.1%, one Mpumalanga woman has come up with an initiative that will create over 250 jobs through a community-based recycling waste management centre in rural Mpumalanga. Source: SABC...

Plastic is not just an environmental issue

Plastic is not just an environmental issue, but it is also a socio-economic one. Plastic has been around since the 1950’s and unsurprisingly, plastic products are used by almost every sector of the economy. Projections are that the global...

The unanticipated impact of the liquid waste ban

While environmentalists rejoiced at the ban of hazardous liquid waste being disposed of at landfill, generators of liquid waste, waste management companies and landfill sites have had to find environmentally sustainable and cost-effective solutions...