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Cape’s green economy gets R67.9 million boost

The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP) has generated a massive R67.9 million towards Cape Town’s green economy. Through the WISP programme, which is managed by GreenCape, the City of Cape Town is providing businesses with technical...

Olympics organisers to turn waste into worth in Tokyo

Organisers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are looking to turn waste into worth by sourcing the metals for their medals from discarded electronics. While the island of Japan may lack natural resources it has been labelled as home to the world’s largest...

E-waste recycling programme launched in Mamelodi

A recently launched electronic waste management programme is set to kill two birds with one stone in the Tshwane community of Mamelodi. The programme, which aims to clean up the garages and storerooms of the local community, will also help raise...
Plastic Recycling

A new era on the horizon for PET recycling

As major retailers and brand owners begin to feel the pressure to be more environmentally-conscious, one of the country’s leading food packaging producers has become the first in the PET thermoform plastics sector to join voluntary national...