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Meet the eco-warriors of the oil business

Used motor lubricant is dirty, hazardous stuff. Yet the collection of used oil in South Africa has provided business success stories for many eco-entrepreneurs who are not only making a living, but who are also making a difference to the...

Managing used oil in the construction industry

The Waste Act is systematically making industry sectors responsible for managing the waste the produce, and the construction industry is no exception. But besides building and demolition waste, the industry needs to take responsibility for other...
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Keeping used oil out of the environment

As the pollution of rivers and dams takes the spotlight for water month, the ROSE Foundation is calling on South Africans to store and recycle used oil responsibly. The water infrastructure in many South African towns and cities is already under...

EnviroServ steps into the e-waste arena

As electronic waste (e-waste) reaches unprecedented levels EnviroServ has announced its decision to add e-waste services to its waste management portfolio. The move will see the waste management g service provider assisting companies throughout...

Is waste ash South Africa’s next big thing?

South African entrepreneurs stand to make a fortune out of the millions of tons of coal ash produced by the country’s generators annually. This is according to the South African Coal Ash Association (SACAA) which has partnered with government to...

A hazardous waste winner

As the first high-hazardous landfill to be constructed in Vereeniging, Gauteng, in 24 years, Averda’s Vlakfontein Class A landfill has been built to the latest local and international standards. From planning through to operation, the Averda team...