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Turning trash into livelihood

With landfills overflowing, there’s a renewed drive to divert recyclable waste from these sites. Stakeholders are now being engaged on government’s Revised Waste Management Strategy. Informal recyclers play an invaluable role. Making a...

Plastic levy will increase by 13c in April

The plastic bag levy on shopping bags at South African retailers will increase from 12 cents to 25 cents at the beginning of April, finance minister Tito Mboweni revealed in his Budget speech. While progress has been made to reduce plastic...