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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...
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Opportunities abound in SA’s waste sector

With Africa’s municipal solid waste expected to double by 2025, the country’s waste sector is characterised by both threats and opportunities. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report states that 244 million tonnes of municipal solid...

Life after death for landfills

Landfill site problems are often bigger than the eyesore created by the huge piles of waste. At one point or another, landfill sites will have to be closed. While this may seem like the end of the story, it is only the beginning of the next chapter...

Tackling the organic waste crisis

With only six years of municipal landfill airspace left, the cities of Johannesburg and Cape Town are implementing programmes to reduce the volume of waste going to municipal landfills in order to avoid ‘Landfill Zero’. Johannesburg has already...
Completed Phase 1 (cell no1) of the new Devon Waste Disposal Facility

New Devon Waste Disposal Facility recently completed

Envitech Solutions (Pty) Ltd was appointed by the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) to design, project manage and provide site supervision for the construction of the new Devon landfill for the Lesedi Local Municipality in October 2016....