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Infrastructure News Round Up|27 November 2020

In our last installment of Infrastructure News Round Up for 2020, we brings you all the latest news making headlines in infrastructure, water and sanitation and waste management, in just 90 seconds Take a look at this weeks trending news: Green...

Navigating EPR in the paper packaging sector

Who should take responsibility for the life cycle of a product, especially its recovery, recycling and eventual disposal? With South Africa’s extended producer responsibility (EPR) regulations coming into effect from 5 November 2020, we now need to...

4IR and its positive impact on waste sector

COVID-19 has fast-tracked digital transformation and spearheaded the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) during 2020. This transformation has become essential to not only help businesses be at the forefront of global trends but is being used to help...
A system using anaerobic digestion to turn plastic into energy is being developed. Picture: Sustainable Initiatives Fund Trust.

Getting ‘Tuff’ on waste in South Africa

South Africa’s Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries have identified the country’s ‘green economy’ as a sector that could contribute to economic recovery from the devastating impact of COVID-19. As integral as plastic is to...