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Keynote speakers announced for Landfill 2019

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) is pleased to announce that Boyd Ramsey and Professor Linda Godfrey will be the keynote speakers for the Landfill 2019 Conference and Exhibition. IWMSA is very excited to announce that,...

Waste pickers remain key to recycling industry

Informal waste pickers recycle 90% of the recyclables collected from households in South Africa, possibly saving municipalities up to R750 million in landfill space every year. This is according to Professor Rinie Schenck, waste management...

A turning point in plastics recycling

All eyes are currently on Switzerland, where members of the 14th Conference of Parties to the Basel Convention (COP14) are considering a Norwegian proposal to add plastic to a list of wastes governed by the Convention that will see tighter...

The death of landfill?

Landfill 2019 seeks to bring the landfill and alternative waste treatment industries together to learn about the latest techniques and developments, and provide a forum for the exchange of knowledge and ideas.  By Chris Wiid The Landfill 2019...
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Work begins on South Africa’s first plastic road

Work has officially commenced on the country’s very first plastic road in Eastern Cape’s Kouga Municipality. Installation of stormwater pipes has begun and this step is expected to reach completion in the next three months. The idea of a plastic...