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Malawi court outlaws single-use plastic

Malawi’s paramount court has ruled in favour of a ban on plastic, upholding a 2015 government bar on producing, distributing and importing thin single-use plastics. This type of plastic is typically used in packaging and wrapping. In a...

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...

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...