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Gearing up for Clean-up Week

National Recycling and Clean-up Week has seen South African companies in the industry pull together and come out in their droves with various projects. Cape-based Tuffy Brands, which manufacturers of 100% recycled refuse bags, signed a partnership...

All green roads lead to Ekurhuleni

The Ekurhuleni municipality is showing other metros how it is done. This week is Arbour Week in South Africa (1 September to 7 September) and they are planting 1 250 trees in Duduza, as part of the remembrance of the tornado that hit the area a...

Government to oppose SATRP application

The Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa and Environmental Affairs Director General Nosipho Ngcaba will oppose an application by the South African Tyre Recycling Process Company NPC (SATRP) and Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd,...

Ground breaking research by the plastics industry

The Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Education and Training Authority (merSETA), in association with Plastics SA, has launched an innovative pilot study with the aim of developing a better understanding of the shape and size of the...

Trekking 3000km for trash

Camilla Howard and Michael Baretta will be spending seven months from October 2012 to April 2013 traversing 3 300km of South African coastline on foot. With bins on their backs, these social-change adventurers plan to clean up the beaches and put a...